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temporary

see definition of temporary
  • adjlasting only a short while
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Synonyms for temporary

adj lasting only a short while
  • brief
  • interim
  • limited
  • makeshift
  • momentary
  • provisional
  • short-lived
  • transitory
  • acting
  • alternate
  • ephemeral
  • fugitive
  • impermanent
  • make-do
  • mortal
  • passing
  • perishable
  • shifting
  • short
  • stopgap
  • substitute
  • summary
  • supply
  • temp
  • transient
  • volatile
  • Band-Aid
  • ad hoc
  • ad interim
  • changeable
  • evanescent
  • fleeting
  • for the time being
  • fugacious
  • overnight
  • pro tem
  • pro tempore
  • provisory
  • slapdash
  • unfixed
  • unstable

Antonyms for temporary

  • enduring
  • lasting
  • lengthy
  • long-lived
  • permanent
  • long
  • unabridged
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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