Part of speech:
To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
To carry on through, despite hardships; undergo or suffer:
To begin again; start over
To issue or come forth as from a source or origin; to come from.
To prolong the existence of; cause to be remembered:
(Copulative) To continue in a state of being.
Proceeding from one part or idea to the next in logical order, as a story, reasoning, etc.
(Zoology) Retained permanently, rather than disappearing in an early stage of development:
(Idiomatic) to continue in a place or situation, while others leave.
do something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop
To use and adopt (information) in order to understand an issue, make a decision, etc.
(Intransitive, idiomatic) To stay even or ahead.
To repeat briefly, as in an outline; summarize
To hold aloft; raise:
To move forward quickly, or to make good progress with (especially a plan)
To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
To cause (something) to be longer, wider, or cover more area:
To come to an end; stop:
To bring to a conclusion:
To come to an end.
The definition of halt is to hesitate, to put a stop to something or to come to a sudden stop.
To cause (a future event) to happen earlier
Resume is defined as to take or get something back or to begin something again.
Remaining steady in affections or loyalties; faithful
Continuing without interruption.
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
Continuing indefinitely without interruption; unceasing; constant
Continuing by successive steps
Appearing or occurring again or periodically
Everlasting; perpetual; eternal
That which extends, increases, supplements, or carries on.
Something perpetual, as an annuity or pension to be paid indefinitely or, often specif., for life
(Computer science) Of data, continuing to exist after the execution of the program.
(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.
To combine elements of (something) into one quantity.
(Golf) To go past or beyond (an object or expanse) or cover (a distance) with one stroke
To have life; live:
To spend or pass (one's life).
(Intransitive) To repeat an utterance.
To follow in an effort to overtake or capture; chase.
To continue to live; remain alive (on sustenance, by specific means, etc.); be sustained
To complete a contest in a specified position
To cease (from an action); stop; abstain
To cause (something) to come to an end.
1866, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 1, page 169,
To take up again or be taken up again; resume.
To exist over a period; last:
move ahead; travel onward in time or space
Retain is defined as to keep, hold on to or keep in place.
To remain in a state or condition; stay:
To keep from injury, peril, or harm; protect.
To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
To persist in using or employing.
To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
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.
To overcome by continuing to perform well for a longer period:
To continue to live after or in spite of
- 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
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