withstand the test of time

withstand the test of time

1. To work, function, or endure for a very long time. As computer technology improves, it's ironically getting harder and harder to find a piece of equipment that can withstand the test of time.
2. To be particularly popular or well regarded for a long period of time. Of all the other cast members, hers was the only career that withstood the test of time.
See also: of, test, time, withstand
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The ambience that Flexform offers is an investment as its designs are built to withstand the test of time.
Case knives are proven to withstand the test of time, from the battlefields of World War II to the historic moon landing; a testament to the hard-working artisans who continue to make every Case knife in Bradford, Pa.
I wanted to create something that would withstand the test of time.
When we think of icons, we conjure up images of people, places and things that withstand the test of time, symbolizing our beliefs, culture and community.
Champlain Bridge has a 125-year design life and our steel is made to withstand the test of time.
The reader will learn about knights, monks, and the conflicts and issues experienced during medieval times and realize that the basic emotions of the human race can withstand the test of time.
Once a school is built, the administration rarely gets budgetary funds for capital equipment, so specifying products that can endure a multitude of users and withstand the test of time is crucial.
The recent finalist of the Innovative Product Design ICON Honors Award, Tronk Design reflects an elegant design aesthetic with styles and quality that withstand the test of time.
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When I came across Martinizing, I knew right away it was a concept that would withstand the test of time and the more I learned about the company, the more I was impressed.
I am committed to providing my collectors with a work of art that will withstand the test of time, and Fredrix has the finest archival-quality canvas.
It is an exciting time for affordable housing in the city and together we will continue to address the demand for quality properties by progressing forward in our desire in create sustainable and affordable homes that will withstand the test of time.
Dispute: Pure silver is too malleable to create decorative items that will withstand the test of time.
It continues to withstand the test of time, even with increased human interaction and natural occurrences.