Continue synonyms

kən-tĭn'yo͝o
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To persist
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To carry on through, despite hardships; undergo or suffer:
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To issue or come forth as from a source or origin; to come from.
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To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
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(Idiomatic, accounting)
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To begin again; start over
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) To endure.
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To prolong the existence of; cause to be remembered:
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To persist
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(Idiomatic) To persist or continue, as with an effort.
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Used other than as an idiom. To transport over by carrying.
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(Intransitive) To restart or resume.
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To resume
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(Copulative) To continue in a state of being.
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Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening time.
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(Zoology) Retained permanently, rather than disappearing in an early stage of development:
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To occupy; to consume (space or time).
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To use and adopt (information) in order to understand an issue, make a decision, etc.
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(Idiomatic) To remain in an existing position.
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To persist
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To continue in force or practice:
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(Intransitive, archaic) To have one's abode; to dwell; to reside; to sojourn. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470).]
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To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
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To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
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To persist
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To stay even or ahead.
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To constrain (a person) to continue doing (a task).
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To hold aloft; raise:
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To move forward quickly, or to make good progress with (especially a plan)
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(Intransitive) To come to an end; cease.
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(Intransitive) To remain alive or existent although still proceeding toward death or extinction; to die gradually.
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(Idiomatic) To progress; to move forward.
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To persist
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To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
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To cause (something) to be longer, wider, or cover more area:
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(Idiomatic) to last too long
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(Idiomatic) Wait a short while.
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(Idiomatic, often with for) To wait, or refuse in hopes of getting something better (from a negotiation, etc.)
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Used other than as an idiom: see stick,‎ to.
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To persist in using or employing.
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To persist
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(Intransitive) To remain in a particular place or status.
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To resume
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To resume
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To repeat briefly, as in an outline; summarize
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To resume
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To resume
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To resume
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To resume
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To resume
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To resume
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To come to an end; stop:
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To bring to a conclusion:
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To come to an end.
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The definition of halt is to hesitate, to put a stop to something or to come to a sudden stop.
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To cause or arrange for (an event) to take place at a time later than the time at which it was originally supposed to happen.
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To cause (a future event) to happen earlier
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Resume is defined as to take or get something back or to begin something again.
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Proceeding from one part or idea to the next in logical order, as a story, reasoning, etc.
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Remaining steady in affections or loyalties; faithful
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(Proscribed) Seemingly continuous; appearing to have no end or interruption.
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Continuing without interruption.
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Having a life cycle of more than two years: said esp. of herbaceous plants that produce flowers and seed from the same root structure year after year
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Continuing indefinitely without interruption; unceasing; constant
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Continuing by successive steps
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Appearing or occurring again or periodically
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Everlasting; perpetual; eternal
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That which extends, increases, supplements, or carries on.
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The state or quality of being continuous.
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A continuous series or whole, no part of which is noticeably different from its adjacent parts, although the ends or extremes of it are very different from each other.
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The quality of being incessant; unceasingness.
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Quality of being incessant.
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The act of prolonging existence, of keeping something alive or active.
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Something perpetual, as an annuity or pension to be paid indefinitely or, often specif., for life
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(Psychology) The tendency to continue or repeat an act or activity after the cessation of the original stimulus.
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(Computer science) Of data, continuing to exist after the execution of the program.
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(Uncountable) The state of being persistent
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(Narratology) A narrative that is written after another narrative set in the same universe, especially a narrative that is chronologically set after its predecessors, or (perhaps improper usage) any narrative that has a preceding narrative of its own.
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To combine elements of (something) into one quantity.
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(Golf) To go past or beyond (an object or expanse) or cover (a distance) with one stroke
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(Of a person) To join (two other objects), or to join (one object) to (another object): to take one object and attach it to another.
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To have life; live:
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To persist
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To spend or pass (one's life).
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To overcome by continuing to perform well for a longer period:
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To endure; especially for a great length of time
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(Intransitive) To repeat an utterance.
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To lengthen temporally; to put off to a distant time; to postpone.
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To follow in an effort to overtake or capture; chase.
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To restore to a previously operational state.
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To continue to live; remain alive (on sustenance, by specific means, etc.); be sustained
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To continue to live after or in spite of
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To complete a contest in a specified position
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To make whole or entire.
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To cease (from an action); stop; abstain
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To cause (something) to come to an end.
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To take up again or be taken up again; resume.
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(Computing) to reboot.
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To exist over a period; last:
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move ahead; travel onward in time or space
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Retain is defined as to keep, hold on to or keep in place.
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To remain in a state or condition; stay:
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To be relevant to.
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To keep from injury, peril, or harm; protect.
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To record or perform a cover of
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(Idiomatic) to continue in a place or situation, while others leave.
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do something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop
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(Idiomatic) to persist, continue to advance
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To persist
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Of, or relating to a succession; hereditary.
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Continuing with no interruption
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Synonym Study

  • Persist implies continued existence beyond the expected or normal time
  • Abide is applied to that which remains stable and steadfast, esp. in contrast to that which is changing and transitory
  • Endure implies continued resistance to destructive influences or forces
  • Last stresses duration, either for the specified time, or if unqualified, for a time beyond that which is usual
  • Continue implies going on in a specified course or condition and stresses uninterrupted existence rather than duration
Find another word for continue. In this page you can discover 126 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for continue, like: carry on, press onward, endure, keep-going, proceed, sustain, carry-forward, renew, live-on, perpetuate and move ahead.