- 1Throughout the course or duration of (a period of time): the restaurant is open during the day the period during which he grew to adulthoodMore example sentences
- So to catch these spring beasts you obviously need a water that is open during the spring period.
- All that is needed is to keep an eye open during the normal course of your daily life.
- The plans will be discussed during a public consultation period to be held soon.
- 1.1At a particular point in the course of: the stabbing took place during a row at a partyMore example sentences
- In May this year he was said to have put a gun to her head during an argument.
- A senior police officer said her husband had confessed to hitting her during a row.
- However during the argument, she cited my parents as a source for one of her arguments.
late Middle English: present participle of the obsolete verb dure 'last, endure, extend', via Old French from Latin durare 'to last' (see duration).