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1. continue

verb. ['kənˈtɪnjuː'] continue a certain state, condition, or activity.

Synonyms

  • keep going
  • go along
  • bear on
  • uphold
  • go on
  • act
  • proceed
  • ride
  • carry on
  • keep
  • preserve
  • move
  • hold

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • disagree
  • defy
  • surrender

Etymology

  • continuer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • continuare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Continue

  • agnew
  • discontinue
  • ingenue
  • menu
  • venue

How do you pronounce continue?

Pronounce continue as kənˈtɪnju.

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Sentences with continue


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
You continue making payments to the agency until your creditors are paid in full.

2. Verb, base form
Let the copper sheet turn completely black and then continue to heat it for another 30 minutes.

Quotes about continue


1. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
- Winston S. Churchill

2. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
- Winston Churchill

3. You want to play another kind of character in another genre, and it's been something I've been trying to do if I can in the career so far, and it's something I hope to continue because it's interesting to me and you get to do different things as an actor.
- Keanu Reeves

2. continue

verb. ['kənˈtɪnjuː'] continue talking.

Synonyms

  • go on
  • talk
  • proceed
  • carry on
  • ramble
  • segue
  • jog
  • ramble on

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disprove
  • deny

Etymology

  • continuer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • continuare (Latin)

3. continue

verb. ['kənˈtɪnjuː'] keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last.

Synonyms

  • go along
  • persevere
  • hold on
  • restart
  • keep up
  • sustain
  • bear on
  • prolong
  • go on
  • keep
  • mummify
  • persist
  • go forward
  • hold
  • hang on
  • resume
  • maintain
  • proceed
  • perpetuate
  • preserve
  • hang in
  • uphold
  • carry on

Antonyms

  • free
  • break
  • derestrict
  • enable

Etymology

  • continuer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • continuare (Latin)

4. continue

verb. ['kənˈtɪnjuː'] move ahead; travel onward in time or space.

Synonyms

  • head
  • limp
  • uphold
  • bear on
  • proceed
  • carry on
  • roar
  • go
  • wander
  • locomote
  • preserve
  • go forward
  • travel
  • trace

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • shorten
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise

Etymology

  • continuer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • continuare (Latin)

5. continue

verb. ['kənˈtɪnjuː'] allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature.

Synonyms

  • keep on
  • prolong
  • retain
  • keep
  • keep up
  • sustain

Antonyms

  • attack
  • admit
  • let
  • change

Etymology

  • continuer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • continuare (Latin)

6. continue

verb. ['kənˈtɪnjuː'] do something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop.

Synonyms

  • keep on
  • act
  • retain
  • keep
  • move

Antonyms

  • descend
  • linger
  • ride
  • follow

Etymology

  • continuer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • continuare (Latin)

7. continue

verb. ['kənˈtɪnjuː'] continue after an interruption.

Synonyms

  • go on
  • act
  • proceed
  • keep
  • move

Antonyms

  • underact
  • fail
  • walk
  • disengage

Etymology

  • continuer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • continuare (Latin)

8. continue

verb. ['kənˈtɪnjuː'] exist over a prolonged period of time.

Synonyms

  • die hard
  • endure
  • be
  • run
  • stand
  • extend
  • persist
  • carry

Antonyms

  • recede
  • lose
  • allow
  • unclasp

Etymology

  • continuer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • continuare (Latin)

9. continue

verb. ['kənˈtɪnjuː'] span an interval of distance, space or time.

Synonyms

  • be
  • cover
  • sweep
  • dot
  • span
  • extend
  • overlap
  • constellate
  • stud
  • overspread
  • spread
  • ridge
  • traverse

Antonyms

  • start
  • uncover
  • detach
  • stay

Etymology

  • continuer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • continuare (Latin)

10. continue

verb. ['kənˈtɪnjuː'] continue in a place, position, or situation.

Synonyms

  • be
  • hold over
  • remain
  • stay
  • bide
  • stay on

Antonyms

  • behave
  • activity
  • inactivity
  • overact

Etymology

  • continuer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • continuare (Latin)
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