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con·tin·ue

continue

 
 
pronunciation:
kn tIn yu
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part of speech: verb
inflections: continued, continues, continuing
definition 1: to keep happening or being; to last for a long time.
The snow continued to fall.The party continued until late into the night.
synonyms:
keep
antonyms:
give up, stop
similar words:
last, persist
definition 2: to begin again after a pause.
The runner fell, but he got back up and continued the race.
antonyms:
terminate
similar words:
review
derivations: continuable (adj.), continued (adj.), continuingly (adv.), continuer (n.)
Word Builder: continue +
  • continual:
    happening without stopping.
  • continuous:
    never stopping, unbroken.
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