adjective. ['ˈdʊrəbəl'] existing for a long time.
Words that Rhyme with Durable
Example sentences of the word durable
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
adjective. ['ˈdʊrəbəl'] capable of withstanding wear and tear and decay.
adjective. ['ˈdʊrəbəl'] very long lasting.