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Continue (third-person singular simple present Continues, present participle continuing, simple past and past participle continued)

  1. (transitive) to proceed with (doing an activity); to prolong (an activity).
  2. (transitive) To make last; to prolong.
  3. (intransitive) to resume


Continue (plural Continues)
  1. (video games) an option allowing a gamer to resume play after a game over.
  2. (video games) an option allowing a player to resume a saved game.

Adverbs for Continue

presumptuously; relentlessly; calmly; uncomplainingly; dauntlessly; voluntarily; passionately; stealthily; triumphantly; obstinately; jerkily; thoughtfully; facetiously; affably; mercilessly; hopefully; defiantly; imperturbably; treacherously; blandly.

Synonyms for Continue

Antonyms for Continue

stop, halt, cease, finish, complete, end, desist.


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