- continuing or enduring a long time; permanent; durable: a lasting friendship.
- a strong, durable, closely woven fabric for shoe uppers, coverings on buttons, etc.
- Archaic. the quality of surviving or continuing and maintaining strength, effectiveness, etc.
Origin of lasting
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Examples from the Web for lastingly
And what more could he desire than to benefit a child like that materially and lastingly?The Cottage of Delight
Will N. Harben
Nothing can conquer France and nothing can lastingly hurt Paris.The Azure Rose
Reginald Wright Kauffman
In misfortune, friendships are the most quickly and the most lastingly formed.Tales From the 'Phantasus', etc. of Ludwig Tieck
Well she knew that he loved her deeply, honestly, lastingly.The Grey Cloak
She sought a firmer foothold for her new life, a source which should lastingly and invariably satisfy her inmost being.Matelda and the Cloister of Hellfde
Matilda of Magdeburg
- permanent or enduring
- a strong durable closely woven fabric used for shoe uppers, etc
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