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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Continued  \Con*tin"ued\,  p.  p.  &  a. 
  Having  extension  of  time,  space,  order  of  events,  exertion  of 
  energy,  etc.;  extended;  protracted;  uninterrupted;  also 
  resumed  after  interruption;  extending  through  a  succession  of 
  issues,  session,  etc.;  as  a  continued  story.  ``Continued 
  woe.''  --Jenyns.  ``Continued  succession.''  --Locke. 
 
  {Continued  bass}  (Mus.),  a  bass  continued  through  an  entire 
  piece  of  music,  while  the  other  parts  of  the  harmony  are 
  indicated  by  figures  beneath  the  bass;  the  same  as 
  thorough  bass  or  figured  bass;  basso  continuo.  [It.] 
 
  {Continued  fever}  (Med.),  a  fever  which  presents  no 
  interruption  in  its  course. 
 
  {Continued  fraction}  (Math.),  a  fraction  whose  numerator  is 
  1,  and  whose  denominator  is  a  whole  number  plus  a  fraction 
  whose  numerator  is  1  and  whose  denominator  is  a  whole 
  number,  plus  a  fraction,  and  so  on 
 
  {Continued  proportion}  (Math.),  a  proportion  composed  of  two 
  or  more  equal  ratios,  in  which  the  consequent  of  each 
  preceding  ratio  is  the  same  with  the  antecedent  of  the 
  following  one  as  4  :  8  :  8  :  16  ::  16  :  32. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  Here  to  continue,  and  build  up  here  A  growing 
  empire.  --Milton. 
 
  They  continue  with  me  now  three  days,  and  have 
  nothing  to  eat.  --Matt.  xv 
  32. 
 
  2.  To  be  permanent  or  durable;  to  endure;  to  last 
 
  But  now  thy  kingdom  shall  not  continue.  --1  Sam. 
  xiii.  14. 
 
  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. 
 
  If  ye  continue  in  my  word  then  are  ye  my  disciples 
  indeed.  --John  viii. 
  31. 
 
  Syn:  To  persevere;  persist.  See  {Persevere}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  continued 
  adj  :  without  stop  or  interruption;  "to  insure  the  continued 
  success  of  the  war";  "the  continued  existence  of 
  nationalism";  "the  continued  popularity  of  Westerns" 
  [ant:  {discontinued}] 




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