Definition of durability in English:



  • [mass noun] The ability to withstand wear, pressure, or damage:

    ‘the reliability and durability of plastics’
    • ‘The durability of wicker varies depending on the materials used to make the wicker.’
    • ‘On one level, this scarcely believable feat suggests continuity and durability.’
    • ‘It's not cheap, but the material is known for its quality and durability.’
    • ‘This is because the same type of stone varies in durability depending on its place of origin.’
    • ‘As for wear and tear, the durability will depend on the level of traffic in the room concerned.’
    imperishability, permanence, longevity, ability to last, lastingness, resilience, strength, sturdiness, toughness, robustness, soundness
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