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continue

 
Verb continue has 9 senses
  1. continue, go on, proceed, go along, keep - 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"
    --1 is one way to act, move
    Antonyms: discontinue
    Derived forms: noun continuation4, noun continuation1, noun continuance1
    Sample sentences:
    They continue moving
    They continue to move
  2. continue, go on, carry on, proceed - 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"
    --2 is one way to talk, speak
    Derived forms: noun continuation4, noun continuation1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
    Somebody ----s VERB-ing
  3. continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve - 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"
    --3 is one way to keep, maintain, hold
    Antonyms: discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. proceed, go forward, continue - 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"
    --4 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived form: noun continuation1
    Sample sentence:
    They continue up the hill
  5. retain, continue, keep, keep on, keep going - 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 work going as long as we could"
    --5 is one way to prolong, sustain, keep up
    Derived form: noun continuation4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  6. continue, persist in - carry forward; "We continued our research into the cause of the illness"
    --6 is one way to act, move
    Derived form: noun continuation1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  7. continue - continue after an interruption; "The demonstration continued after a break for lunch"
    --7 is one way to
    act, move
    Derived forms: noun continuation4, noun continuation1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  8. stay, stay on, continue, remain - 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"
    --8 is one way to be
    Derived form: noun continuation4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  9. continue - exist over a prolonged period of time; "The bad weather continued for two more weeks"
    --9 is one way to
    be
    Derived forms: noun continuation4, noun continuance2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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