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Verb: continue  kun'tin-yoo
  1. Resume or proceed in a certain state, condition, or activity
    "We continued to work into the night";
    - go on, proceed, go along, keep
  2. Keep talking; follow up
    "please continue";
    - go on, carry on, proceed
  3. Keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last
    "continue the family tradition";
    - uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve
  4. Move ahead; travel onward in time or space
    "She continued in the direction of the hills";
    - proceed, go forward, move ahead
  5. Allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
    "We cannot continue several servants any longer";
    - retain, keep, keep on
  6. Do something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop
    "We continued our research into the cause of the illness";
    - persist in
  7. Resume after an interruption
    "The demonstration continued after a break for lunch"
  8. Be in the same place, position, or situation for longer
    "She continued as deputy mayor for another year";
    - stay, stay on, remain
  9. Span an interval of distance, space or time
    "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles";
    - cover, extend
  10. Exist over a prolonged period of time
    "The bad weather continued for two more weeks"

Derived forms: continued, continues, continuing

See also: travel

Type of: act, be, go, hold, keep, keep up, locomote, maintain, move, prolong, speak, sustain, talk, travel

Encyclopedia: Continue