Synonyms for permanent
ˈpɜr mə nəntper·ma·nent
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Durable (Latin durus, hard) is said almost wholly of material substances that resist wear; lasting is said of either material or immaterial things. Permanent is a word of wider meaning; a thing is permanent which is not liable to change; as, a permanent color; buildings upon a farm are called permanent improvements. Enduring is a higher word, applied to that which resists both time and change; as, enduring fame.
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Princeton's WordNet3.2 / 6 votes
permanent wave, permanent, permadjective
a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
terminable, impermanent, episodic, pro tem, passing, shipboard, short-lived, transient, makeshift, fugacious, transitory, reversible, temporal, acting(a), evanescent, improvised, jury-rigged, working(a), pro tempore, interim, temporary, fly-by-night, ephemeral
continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
"permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value"
temporary, fly-by-night, shipboard, short-lived, impermanent, episodic, acting(a), jury-rigged, temporal, passing, pro tem, ephemeral, interim, transient, makeshift, improvised, fugacious, reversible, working(a), transitory, evanescent, terminable, pro tempore
not capable of being reversed or returned to the original condition
"permanent brain damage"
jury-rigged, fly-by-night, episodic, interim, transitory, temporary, terminable, makeshift, pro tempore, short-lived, acting(a), shipboard, passing, ephemeral, evanescent, temporal, fugacious, impermanent, reversible, working(a), transient, pro tem, improvised
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It is time to have an open and honest conversation about our finances, and how resources like the Permanent Fund can be used as an asset, the vision of the Permanent Fund was to turn a nonrenewable resource into a renewable one, and it is our job to determine how to best use and protect that gift for the benefit of all Alaskans.
Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing.
In droughts we typically see people let their lawns go brown, let it die and then reseed and let (the lawn) grow again, we're actually putting out this money (rebates) to try to make it a permanent mindset, a permanent lifestyle change.
In America every woman has her set of girl-friends some are cousins, the rest are gained at school. These form a permanent committee who sit on each other's affairs, who 'come out' together, marry and divorce together, and who end as those groups of bustling, heartless well-informed club-women who govern society. Against them the Couple of Ehepaar is helpless and Man in their eyes but a biological interlude.
There are two sorts of curiosity -- the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.
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- permanentCatalan, Valencian
- ständig, Permanente, beständig, dauerhaft, permanent, unbefristet, DauerwelleGerman
- ماندگار, پایدار, بیپایان, جاودان, همیشگیPersian
- kestokiharat, permanentti, pysyvä, ikuinen, kestävä, vakituinen, jatkuvaFinnish
- permanent, permanenteFrench
- permanent, varanlegurIcelandic
- 永久, パーマJapanese
- 영구적인, 파마Korean
- bestendig, eeuwig, permanent, voorgoedDutch
- permanentNorwegian Nynorsk
- неизменный, перманентный, зави́вка, пермане́нт, постоянный, долговременныйRussian
- مستقل, دائميSindhi
- trȃjan, dugotrajan, vjȅčan, stalanSerbo-Croatian
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