- continuance used 5 times.
- continue used 38 times.
- continued used 29 times.
- continueth used 5 times.
- continuing used 4 times.
- 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
CONTINUE, verb intransitive [Latin , to hold. See Tenet.]
1. To remain in a state, or place; to abide for any time indefinitely.
The multitude continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat. Matthew 15:32.
2. To last; to be durable; to endure; to be permanent.
Thy kingdom shall not continue 1 Samuel 13:14.
3. To persevere; to be steadfast or constant in any course.
If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed. John 8:31.
CONTINUE, verb transitive
1. To protract; not to cease from or to terminate.
O continue thy loving kindness to them that know thee. Psalms 36:10.
2. To extend from one thing to another; to produce or draw out in length. continue the line from A to B. Let the line be continued to the boundary.
3. To persevere in; not to cease to do or use; as, to continue the same diet.
4. To hold to or unite. [Not used.]
The navel continues the infant to its mother.
CONTINUED, participle passive
1. Drawn out; protracted; produced; extended in length; extended without interruption.
2. adjective Extended in time without intermission; proceeding without cessation; unceasing; as a continued fever, which abates but never entirely intermits. A continued base is performed through the whole piece.
CONTINUED proportion, in arithmetic, is where the consequent of the first ratio is the same with the antecedent of the second, as 4 :8 ::8 :16, in contradistinction from discrete proportion.
CONTINUEDLY, adverb Without interruption; without ceasing.
CONTINUER, noun One who continues; cone that has the power of perseverance.