HyperDic: continuance

English > 3 senses of the word continuance:
NOUNactcontinuance, continuationthe act of continuing an activity without interruption
timecontinuance, durationthe period of time during which something continues
timecontinuance, durationthe property of enduring or continuing in time
continuance > pronunciation
Soundskahntih'nyuwahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > continuance: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of continuing an activity without interruption.
Synonymcontinuation
NarrowerabidanceThe act of abiding (enduring without yielding)
perseverance, persistence, perseverationThe act of persisting or persevering
prolongation, protraction, perpetuation, lengtheningThe act of prolonging something
pursuance, prosecutionThe continuance of something begun with a view to its completion
repetition, repeatingThe act of doing or performing again
survivalSomething that survives
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Oppositediscontinuance, discontinuationThe act of discontinuing / discontinuing or breaking off
Spanishcontinuación
Catalancontinuació
Verbscontinuecontinue a certain state, condition, or activity
English > continuance: 3 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningThe period of time during which something continues.
Synonymduration
NarrowerclockingThe time taken to traverse a measured course
longueurA period of dullness or boredom (especially in a work of literature or performing art)
residence timeThe period of time spent in a particular place
ruleThe duration of a monarch's or government's power
spanThe complete duration of something
stretch, stintAn unbroken period of time during which you do something
time scaleAn arrangement of events used as a measure of duration
value, time value, note value(music) the relative duration of a musical note
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishcontinuación, continuidad, duración, permanencia, persistencia
Catalancontinuïtat, duració, permanència, persistència
Verbscontinueexist over a prolonged period of time
English > continuance: 3 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningThe property of enduring or continuing in time.
Synonymduration
BroadertimeThe continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
Spanishcontinuidad, duración, permanencia, persistencia
Catalancontinuïtat, duració, durada, permanència
Adjectivescontinuantof speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as 'f', 's', 'z', or 'th' in both 'thin' and 'then')

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