Continue synonyms

kən-tĭn'yo͝o

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To persist
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Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening time.
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To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
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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 prolong the existence of; cause to be remembered:
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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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(Intransitive) To restart or resume.
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(Idiomatic) To persist or continue, as with an effort.
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(Idiomatic) to persist, continue to advance
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To resume
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To repeat briefly, as in an outline; summarize
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To persist
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(Intransitive) To remain in a particular place or status.
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Used other than as an idiom. To transport over by carrying.
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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 remain in an existing position.
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To persist
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To persist
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(Copulative) To continue in a state of being.
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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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(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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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To stay even or ahead.
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Continuing with no interruption
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To move forward quickly, or to make good progress with (especially a plan)
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Used other than as an idiom: see stick,‎ to.
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To resume
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To resume
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To resume
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Continuing without interruption.
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Everlasting; perpetual; eternal
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The quality of being incessant; unceasingness.
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To have life; live:
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To make whole or entire.
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(Idiomatic) Wait a short while.
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Continuing indefinitely without interruption; unceasing; constant
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Continuing by successive steps
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Quality of being incessant.
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Something perpetual, as an annuity or pension to be paid indefinitely or, often specif., for life
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(Uncountable) The state of being persistent
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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 hold aloft; raise:
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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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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, often with for) To wait, or refuse in hopes of getting something better (from a negotiation, etc.)
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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 (a future event) to happen earlier
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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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(Computer science) Of data, continuing to exist after the execution of the program.
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To lengthen temporally; to put off to a distant time; to postpone.
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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 cease (from an action); stop; abstain
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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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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 defend or hold against criticism or attack:
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To persist
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To constrain (a person) to continue doing (a task).
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(Idiomatic) To progress; to move forward.
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(Idiomatic) to last too long
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To persist
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To resume
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To resume
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To resume
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Resume is defined as to take or get something back or to begin something again.
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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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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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Appearing or occurring again or periodically
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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 act of prolonging existence, of keeping something alive or active.
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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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(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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To persist
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To spend or pass (one's life).
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(Intransitive) To repeat an utterance.
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To follow in an effort to overtake or capture; chase.
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To complete a contest in a specified position
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To cause (something) to come to an end.
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1866, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 1, page 169,
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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 take up again or be taken up again; resume.
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(Computing) to reboot.
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Retain is defined as to keep, hold on to or keep in place.
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To record or perform a cover of
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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 persist in using or employing.
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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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Of, or relating to a succession; hereditary.
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To endure; especially for a great length of time
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To overcome by continuing to perform well for a longer period:
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To continue to live after or in spite of
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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 132 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for continue, like: carry on, press onward, continuous, keep-going, sustain, endure, proceed, perpetuate, carry-forward, renew and live-on.