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'continue' - used as a verb
1. continue a certain state, condition, or activity
We continued to work into the night
2. continue talking
I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice
3. keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last
continue the family tradition
4. move ahead; travel onward in time or space
She continued in the direction of the hills
5. allow to remain in a place or position
We cannot continue several servants any longer
6. do something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop
We continued our research into the cause of the illness
7. continue after an interruption
The demonstration continued after a break for lunch
8. continue in a place, position, or situation
She continued as deputy mayor for another year
9. span an interval of distance, space or time
The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles
10. exist over a prolonged period of time
The bad weather continued for two more weeks

derived forms
1. Continue / Past
continued
2. Continue / Third Person
continues
3. Continue / Present Participle
continuing
Variations of 'continue'
 
Antonym
  • discontinue
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