Perdure Per*dure" (p[~e]r*d[=u]r"), v. i. [L. perdurare; per through + durare to last.] To last or endure for a long time; to be perdurable or lasting. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

The mind perdures while its energizing may construct a thousand lines. --Hickok. [1913 Webster]

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  • perdure — index endure (last), last, persist, remain (continue), subsist Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • perdure — [pər door′, pərdyoor′] vi. perdured, perduring [ME perduren < L perdurare, to continue, endure: see PERDURABLE] to remain in existence …   English World dictionary

  • perdure — /pɜˈdjuə/ (say per dyoohuh) verb (i) (perdured, perduring) to continue in existence; endure; last. {Middle English perdure(n), from Latin perdūrāre} …   Australian English dictionary

  • perdure — intransitive verb (perdured; perduring) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French pardurer, Latin perdurare Date: 15th century to continue to exist ; last …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perdure — /peuhr door , dyoor /, v.i., perdured, perduring. to continue or last permanently; endure. [1350 1400; ME perduren < L perdurare. See PER , DURE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • perdure — verb a) to endure; especially for a great length of time b) to exist in such a way as to possess distinct temporal parts (in perdurantism) …   Wiktionary

  • perdure — Synonyms and related words: abide, bide, carry on, carry through, continue, continue to be, defeat time, defy time, dwell, endure, exist, extend, go on, hold, hold on, hold out, keep, keep on, last, last long, last out, live, live on, live… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • perdure — v. live long; endure, persist …   English contemporary dictionary

  • perdure — v endure, last, stand the test of time, go on and on, continue, live on; subsist, survive, exist, remain; be permanent, be eternal, be immortal, be imperishable, be indestructible, be everlasting; be perpetual, be endless, be constant, be durable …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • perdure — per·dure …   English syllables

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