1. durable

adjective. ['ˈdʊrəbəl'] existing for a long time.


  • long-lived
  • lasting
  • long


  • impermanent
  • eradicable
  • unstable
  • changeable

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Words that Rhyme with Durable

  • uninsurable
  • incurable
  • curable

Example sentences of the word durable

1. Adjective
The baffle plate must be made of a durable material to withstand all that heat.

Quotes containing the word durable

1. Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
- C. S. Lewis

2. A book is more than a verbal structure or series of verbal structures; it is the dialogue it establishes with its reader and the intonation it imposes upon his voice and the changing and durable images it leaves in his memory. A book is not an isolated being: it is a relationship, an axis of innumerable relationships.
- Jorge Luis Borges

3. It hardly matters why a library is destroyed: every banning, curtailment, shredding, plunder or loot gives rise (at least as a ghostly presence) to a louder, clearer, more durable library of the banned, looted, plundered, shredded or curtailed.
- Alberto Manguel, The Library at Night

2. durable

adjective. ['ˈdʊrəbəl'] capable of withstanding wear and tear and decay.


  • long-wearing


  • unmindful
  • scarce

3. durable

adjective. ['ˈdʊrəbəl'] very long lasting.


  • perdurable
  • indestructible
  • undestroyable


  • impermanence
  • caducous
  • improvident
  • unretentive