Continue Con*tin"ue, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Continued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Continuing}.] [F. continuer, L. continuare, -tinuatum, to connect, continue, fr. continuus. See {Continuous}, and cf. {Continuate}.] 1. To remain in a given place or condition; to remain in connection with; to abide; to stay. [1913 Webster]

Here to continue, and build up here A growing empire. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

They continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat. --Matt. xv. 32. [1913 Webster]

2. To be permanent or durable; to endure; to last. [1913 Webster]

But now thy kingdom shall not continue. --1 Sam. xiii. 14. [1913 Webster]

3. To be steadfast or constant in any course; to persevere; to abide; to endure; to persist; to keep up or maintain a particular condition, course, or series of actions; as, the army continued to advance. [1913 Webster]

If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed. --John viii. 31.

Syn: To persevere; persist. See {Persevere}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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