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Continuance

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Continuance

CONTINUANCE, noun [See Continue.]

1. A holding on or remaining in a particular state, or in a course or series. Applied to time, duration; a state of lasting; as the continuance of rain or fair weather for a day or week. Sensual pleasure is of short continuance

2. Perseverance; as, no excuse will justify a continuance in sin.

By patient continuance in well doing. Romans 2:7.

3. Abode; residence; as, during our continuance in Paris.

4. Succession uninterrupted; continuation; a prolonging of existence; as, the brute regards the continuance of his species.

5. Progression of time.

In thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned. Psalms 139:16.

6. In law, the deferring of a suit, or the giving of a day for the parties to a suit to appear. After issue or demurrer joined, as well as in some of the previous stages of proceeding, a day is continually given, and entered upon record, for the parties to appear on from time to time. The giving of this day is called a continuance

7. In the United States, the deferring of a trial or suit from one stated term of the court to another.

8. Continuity; resistance to a separation of parts; a holding together. [Not used.]