HyperDic: continue

English > 10 senses of the word continue:
VERBstativecontinue, go on, proceed, go along, keepcontinue a certain state, condition, or activity
communicationcontinue, go on, carry on, proceedcontinue talking / talking / talking
stativecontinue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preservekeep or maintain in unaltered condition
motioncontinue, proceed, go forwardmove ahead
socialcontinue, retain, keep, keep onallow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
stativecontinue, persist indo something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop
stativecontinuecontinue after an interruption / interruption
stativecontinue, stay, stay on, remaincontinue in a place, position, or situation
stativecontinue, cover, extendspan an interval / interval of distance, space or time
changecontinueexist over a prolonged period of time
continue > pronunciation
Soundskahntih'nyuw
Rhymesanew ... Yue: 59 rhymes with yuw...
English > continue: 10 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningContinue a certain state, condition, or activity.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThey continue moving; They continue to move
Example "We continued to work into the night"
Synonymsgo on, proceed, go along, keep
NarrowerholdRemain in a certain state, position, or condition
rideContinue undisturbed and without interference
run on, keep goingContinue uninterrupted
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
OppositediscontinueCome to or be at an end
Similar tocontinue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserveKeep or maintain in unaltered condition
continueContinue after an interruption / interruption
Spanishcontinuar, guardar, proseguir, seguir
Catalancontinuar, guardar, prosseguir, seguir
Nounscontinuance, continuationthe act of continuing an activity without interruption
continuationthe consequence of being lengthened in duration
English > continue: 10 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningContinue talking / talking / talking.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
Example"I know it's hard,"he continued, "but there is no choice"
Synonymsgo on, carry on, proceed
Narrowerramble on, ramble, jogContinue talking / talking or writing in a desultory manner
segueproceed without interruption
Broadertalk, speakExchange thoughts
Spanishcontinuar, proseguir, seguir
Catalancontinuar, prosseguir, seguir
Nounscontinuationthe act of continuing an activity without interruption
continuationthe consequence of being lengthened in duration
English > continue: 10 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningKeep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last / last.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "continue the family tradition"
Synonymsuphold, carry on, bear on, preserve
Narrowermummifypreserve while making lifeless
perpetuateCause to continue or prevail
persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold onBe persistent, refuse to stop
prolong, sustain, keep uplengthen or extend in duration or space
resume, restart, re-starttake up or begin anew
Broaderkeep, maintain, holdKeep in a certain state, position, or activity
Oppositediscontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay offput an end to a state or an activity
Similar tocontinue, go on, proceed, go along, keepContinue a certain state, condition, or activity
proceed, go forward, continueMove ahead
Spanishcontinuar, mantener, persistir, preservar, seguir, sustentar
Catalancontinuar, persistir, seguir
English > continue: 10 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningMove ahead; travel onward in time or space.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThey continue up the hill
Example "She continued in the direction of the hills"
Synonymsproceed, go forward
NarrowerheadTo go or travel towards
limpproceed slowly or with difficulty
roarAct or proceed in a riotous, turbulent, or disorderly way
tracemake one's course or travel along a path
wanderGo via an indirect route or at no set pace
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar tocontinue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserveKeep or maintain in unaltered condition
Spanishavanzar, continuar, proceder, proseguir, seguir
Catalanavançar, continuar, procedir, prosseguir, seguir
Nounscontinuationthe act of continuing an activity without interruption
English > continue: 10 senses > verb 5, social
MeaningAllow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"We cannot continue several servants any longer"
Synonymsretain, keep, keep on
Broaderprolong, sustain, keep uplengthen or extend in duration or space
Similar tocontinue, persist inDo something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop
Spanishconservar, continuar, durar, quedarse, seguir
Catalanconservar, continuar
Nounscontinuationthe consequence of being lengthened in duration
English > continue: 10 senses > verb 6, stative
MeaningDo something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"We continued our research into the cause of the illness"
Synonympersist in
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Similar toretain, continue, keep, keep onAllow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
Spanishcontinuar, seguir
Catalancontinuar, seguir
Nounscontinuationthe act of continuing an activity without interruption
English > continue: 10 senses > verb 7, stative
MeaningContinue after an interruption / interruption.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The demonstration continued after a break for lunch"
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Similar tocontinue, go on, proceed, go along, keepContinue a certain state, condition, or activity
Spanishcontinuar, seguir
Catalancontinuar, seguir
Nounscontinuationthe act of continuing an activity without interruption
continuationthe consequence of being lengthened in duration
English > continue: 10 senses > verb 8, stative
MeaningContinue in a place, position, or situation.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example "She continued as deputy mayor for another year"
Synonymsstay, stay on, remain
Narrowerbide, abide, stayDwell
hold overContinue a term of office past the normal period of time
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishperdurar, permanecer, quedarse, quedar, restar, seguir
Catalanperdurar, quedar-se, quedar, restar, romandre, seguir
Nounscontinuationthe consequence of being lengthened in duration
English > continue: 10 senses > verb 9, stative
Meaningspan an interval / interval of distance, space or time.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles"
Synonymscover, extend
Narrowercross, traverse, span, sweepTo cover or extend over an area or time period
dot, stud, constellatescatter or intersperse like dots or studs
overlapExtend over and cover a part of
ridgeExtend in ridges
spread, overspreadspread across or over
sweepCover the entire range of
BroaderbeOccupy a certain position or area
Similar tocoverhold within range of an aimed firearm
Spanishampliar, continuar, cubrir, extenderse, prolongar, seguir
Catalanampliar, cobrir, continuar, estendre's, prolongar, seguir
English > continue: 10 senses > verb 10, change
MeaningExist over a prolonged period of time.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The bad weather continued for two more weeks"
Narrowercarry, extendContinue or extend
prevail, persist, die hard, run, endureContinue to exist
standBe in effect
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishcontinuar, seguir
Catalancontinuar, seguir
Nounscontinuancethe period of time during which something continues
continuationthe consequence of being lengthened in duration

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