perdure

[ per-doo r, -dyoo r ]
/ pərˈdʊər, -ˈdyʊər /

verb (used without object), per·dured, per·dur·ing.

to continue or last permanently; endure.

Nearby words

  1. perdido,
  2. perdie,
  3. perdition,
  4. perdu,
  5. perdurable,
  6. pere,
  7. perea,
  8. peregrinate,
  9. peregrination,
  10. peregrine

Origin of perdure

1350–1400; Middle English perduren < Latin perdūrāre. See per-, dure2

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