Du"ra*ble (?), a. [L. durabilis, fr. durare to last: cf. F. durable. See Dure.]

Able to endure or continue in a particular condition; lasting; not perishable or changeable; not wearing out or decaying soon; enduring; as, durable cloth; durable happiness.

Riches and honor are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness. Prov. viii. 18.

An interest which from its object and grounds must be so durable. De Quincey.

Syn. -- Lasting; permanent; enduring; firm; stable; continuing; constant; persistent. See Lasting.


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