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There are 4 meanings of the word Permanent.

How to pronounce permanent:


Permanent - as an adjective

Continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place

Example: "Permanent secretary to the president"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Permanent - as a noun

A series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
perm8permanent wave

Permanent - as an adjective satellite

Not capable of being reversed or returned to the original condition

Example: "Permanent brain damage"

Permanent - as a verb

To perm (the hair).

Example Sentences

"She got a permanent tattoo on her arm."
"I finally found a permanent solution to the problem."
"The permanent marker stained the whiteboard."
"He was looking for a permanent job."
"The permanent residents of the building were not affected by the evacuation."
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Word Game Points

Is PERMANENT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, permanent is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

PERMANENT has a SCRABBLE points total of 13.

Is PERMANENT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, permanent is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
PERMANENT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 17.

Is PERMANENT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, permanent is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
PERMANENT has a WORDFEUD points total of 14.

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