KJV Dictionary Definition: dure


DURE, v.i. L. See Durable. To last; to hold on in time or being; to continue; to endure. This word is obsolete; endure being substituted.


DUREFUL, a. Lasting.


DURING, ppr. Of dure. Continuing; lasting; holding on; as during life, that is, life continuing; during our earthly pilgrimage; during the space of a year; during this or that. These phrases are the case absolute, or independent clauses; durante vita, durante hoc.