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  • exist over a prolonged period of time; "The bad weather continued for two more weeks"
  • continue with one''s activities; "I know it''s hard," he continued, "but there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"
  • move ahead; travel onward in time or space; "We proceeded towards Washington"; "She continued in the direction of the hills"; "We are moving ahead in time now"
  • allow to remain in a place or position; "We cannot continue several servants any longer"; "She retains a lawyer"; "The family''s fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff"; "Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on"; "We kept the
  • keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions"
  • continue a certain state, condition, or activity; "Keep on working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight"
  • continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year"
  • continue after an interruption; "The demonstration continued after a break for lunch"
  • carry forward; "We continued our research into the cause of the illness"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Continue'


  • Continue: Continue may refer to: Continue (video gaming), an option to continue a video game after all the player's lives have been lost ...
  • Continue (Wax album): Continue is the second studio album by rapper Wax , released on January 15, 2013 It is Wax's first solo release since having left Def Jam ...

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* Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant. - Socrates

* Should we continue to look upwards Is the light we can see in the sky one of those which will presently be extinguished The ideal is terrifying to behold, lost as it is in the depths, small, isolated, a pin-point, brilliant but threatened on all sides by the dark forces that surround it nevertheless, no more in danger than a star in the jaws of the clouds. (Les Miserables) - Victor Hugo

* To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it. - Confucius


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