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Definition of Continue

Con`tin´ue
v. i.1.To remain in a given place or condition; to remain in connection with; to abide; to stay.
[imp. & p. p. Continued ; p. pr. & vb. n. Continuing.]
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.
v. t.1.To unite; to connect.
the use of the navel is to continue the infant unto the mother.
- Sir T. browne.
2.To protract or extend in duration; to preserve or persist in; to cease not.
O continue thy loving kindness unto them that know thee.
- Ps. xxxvi. 10.
3.To carry onward or extend; to prolong or produce; to add to or draw out in length.
4.To retain; to suffer or cause to remain; as, the trustees were continued; also, to suffer to live.
And how shall we continue Claudio.
- Shak.

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