Dictionary Results for continued


1. continue - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): go_on, proceed, go_along, keep

Hypernym(s): act, move

Antonym(s): discontinue




2. continue - verb

· continue talking; "`I know it's hard', he continued, `but there is no choice'"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"

Synonym(s): go_on, carry_on, proceed

Hypernym(s): talk, speak




3. continue - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): uphold, carry_on, bear_on, preserve

Hypernym(s): keep, maintain, hold

Antonym(s): discontinue




4. continue - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): proceed, go_forward

Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote




5. continue - verb

· allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature; "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"; "She retained her composure"; "this garment retains its shape even after many washings"

Synonym(s): retain, keep, keep_on

Hypernym(s): prolong, sustain, keep_up




6. continue - verb

· do something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop; "We continued our research into the cause of the illness"; "The landlord persists in asking us to move"

Synonym(s): persist_in

Hypernym(s): act, move




7. continue - verb

· continue after an interruption; "The demonstration continued after a break for lunch"

Hypernym(s): act, move




8. continue - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): stay, stay_on, remain

Hypernym(s): be




9. continue - verb

· span an interval of distance, space or time; "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles"

Synonym(s): cover, extend

Hypernym(s): be




10. continue - verb

· exist over a prolonged period of time; "The bad weather continued for two more weeks"

Hypernym(s): be




11. continued - adjective

· without stop or interruption; "to insure the continued success of the war"; "the continued existence of nationalism"; "the continued popularity of Westerns"

Antonym(s): discontinued





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