Permanent means that something will continue to exist for a long time. The flowers in the garden are permanent, because they will be there long after the people who planted them are gone.

  • The company is trying to make the product more permanent by using a stronger material.

  • The treaty is supposed to be permanent, but it's not sure if it will be able to last.

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Example Sentences for permanence

  • 1

    It was purged permanently.

  • 2

    Nothing is in permanence.

  • 3

    The flag was permanently on the statehouse.

  • 4

    This was the start of a permanent estrangement.

  • 5

    Was the hookup permanent or transitory

  • 6

    Afterward, the sextet disbanded permanently.

  • 7

    Aries is permanent from the looks of it.

  • 8

    But no such permanence is present in the religious sense.

  • 9

    My issue is with the permanence of the deletion.

  • 10

    The permanency of these agents is an attractive property.