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continuing


  2  definitions  found 
 
  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]: 
 
  continuing 
  adj  :  remaining  in  force  or  being  carried  on  without  letup;  "the 
  act  provided  a  continuing  annual  appropriation";  "the 
  continuing  struggle  to  put  food  on  the  table" 




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