adverb see continual

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  • Continually — Con*tin u*al*ly, adv. 1. Without cessation; unceasingly; continuously; as, the current flows continually. [1913 Webster] Why do not all animals continually increase in bigness? Bentley. [1913 Webster] 2. In regular or repeated succession; very… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • continually — adv. Continually is used with these adjectives: ↑amazed, ↑sick, ↑surprised Continually is used with these verbs: ↑bombard, ↑challenge, ↑change, ↑confront, ↑emphasize, ↑evaluate, ↑evolve, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • continually — adverb 1) security measures are continually updated and improved Syn: frequently, regularly, repeatedly, recurrently, again and again, time and (time) again; constantly Ant: occasionally, sporadically 2) patients were monitored continually …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • continually — /kənˈtɪnjuəli/ (say kuhn tinyoohuhlee), / jəli/ (say yuhlee) adverb 1. without cessation or intermission; unceasingly: *Again, Boyle, who was almost continually in his cups, could not provide me with satisfying details. –patrick white, 1957. 2.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • continually — continual ► ADJECTIVE 1) constantly or frequently occurring. 2) having no interruptions. DERIVATIVES continually adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • continually — adverb seemingly without interruption (Freq. 21) complained continually that there wasn t enough money • Derived from adjective: ↑continual …   Useful english dictionary

  • continually — /keuhn tin yooh euh lee/, adv. 1. very often; at regular or frequent intervals; habitually. 2. without cessation or intermission; unceasingly; always. [1175 1225; ME continuelli, continueliche. See CONTINUAL, LY] Usage. See continual. * * * …   Universalium

  • continually — adverb In a continuous manner; non stop …   Wiktionary

  • continually — Synonyms and related words: ad infinitum, again and again, always, at a stretch, at all times, at every turn, ceaselessly, connectedly, consecutively, constantly, continuously, cumulatively, cyclically, daily, daily and hourly, day after day, day …   Moby Thesaurus

  • continually — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. steadily, continuously, constantly; see frequently , regularly 2 …   English dictionary for students

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