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Overview of verb last

The verb last has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (19) last, endure

(persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days")

2. (7) survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out

(continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?")

Overview of adj lasting

The adj lasting has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) permanent, lasting

(continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value")

2. (1) durable, lasting, long-lasting, long-lived

(existing for a long time; "hopes for a durable peace"; "a long-lasting friendship")

3. persistent, lasting

(retained; not shed; "persistent leaves remain attached past maturity"; "the persistent gills of fishes")

4. lasting

(lasting a long time without change; "a lasting relationship") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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