HyperDic: continuation

English > 4 senses of the word continuation:
NOUNactcontinuation, continuancethe act of continuing an activity without interruption
communicationcontinuation, sequela part added to a book or play that continues and extends it
cognitioncontinuation, good continuation, law of continuationa Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive a line as continuing its established direction
attributecontinuation, lengthiness, prolongation, protractionthe consequence of being lengthened in duration
continuation > pronunciation
Soundskahntih.nyuwey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > continuation: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of continuing an activity without interruption.
Synonymcontinuance
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 talking / talking / talking
continuemove ahead
continuecontinue a certain state, condition, or activity
continuecontinue after an interruption / interruption
continuedo something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop
English > continuation: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA part added to a book or play that continues and extends it.
Synonymsequel
Broaderaddendum, supplement, postscripttextual matter that is added onto a publication
Spanishcontinuación
English > continuation: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive a line as continuing its established direction.
Synonymsgood continuation, law of continuation
BroaderGestalt law of organization, Gestalt principle of organizationA principle of Gestalt psychology that identifies factors leading to particular forms of perceptual organization
English > continuation: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe consequence of being lengthened in duration.
Synonymslengthiness, prolongation, protraction
Narrowerfermata(music) a prolongation of unspecified length on a note or chord or rest
Broaderduration, lengthcontinuance in time
Spanishdilatación, prolongación
Verbscontinueexist over a prolonged period of time
continuecontinue talking / talking / talking
continueallow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
continuecontinue a certain state, condition, or activity
continuecontinue in a place, position, or situation
continuecontinue after an interruption / interruption

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