Definitions of duration

  1. the property of enduring or continuing in time Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The state or quality of lasting; continuance in time; the portion of time during which anything exists. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Continuance in time; as, the duration of the Civil War was about four years. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Continuance in time; time indefinitely. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. The period during which anything lasts; time. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Continuance in time; length of time, indefinitely; power of continuance. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Continuance; length in time; power of continuance; permanency. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

What are the misspellings for duration?

Usage examples for duration

  1. My only fear is, that the overthrow of this tyranny may not take place early enough to save us from war with England, which I believe to be the inevitable consequence of its duration – Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2 by Alexis de Tocqueville
  2. It differeth from sleep but in duration – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow