part of speech: verb
inflections: continues, continuing, continued
definition 1: to keep happening or being; to last for a long time.
- The snow continued to fall.
- The party continued.
antonyms: cease, give up, stop
definition 2: to start again after stopping or taking a break.
- The game will continue after half time.
antonyms: end, halt, terminate
definition 3: to go on with; persist in.
- The police will continue the search until they find the thief.
antonyms: cease, stop
definition 4: to begin again after a break or pause.
- The runner fell, but he got back up and continued the race.
antonyms: discontinue, terminate
derivations: continuable (adj.), continued (adj.), continuingly (adv.), continuer (n.)
Word Builder: continue +
continual: happening without stopping.
continuous: never stopping, unbroken.