Pronunciation of Continue
/kəntˈɪnjuː/, /kəntˈɪnjuː/, /k_ə_n_t_ˈɪ_n_j_uː/

Antonyms for continue:

cease, end, quit, stop, decrease, discontinue, desist.

Synonyms for continue:

Sense 3

disruption, deplete, cancel, endless, return to, resign, chip in, abolition, cancellation, disintegrate, periodical, perpetual, scratch, jam, temporal, inconstant, permanent, unfaithful, get out, conclusion, pursue, negate, hardy, transient, interrupt, see out, old, flash, periodic, treachery, replay, substantial, tie up, relinquish, fidelity, treacherous, stick to, quench, reprise, perseverance, capricious, fantastical, steadfast, renewal, ad interim, continuity, insistence, solid, retry, intermission, eternal, whimsical, thread, urgent, desiccate, sturdy, arrest, insist, fugitive, unfailing, temperamental, infidelity, add, erase, undo, repose, dust off, recline, variable, perpetuity, fitful, stall, avoidance, flicker, cut off, stubborn, pertinacious, acclimate, relentless, traitorous, stick with.

Sense 4

scrub, obstinate, occasional, recess, lie, continuation, secure, soundness, untrue, pause, see through, tough, freakish, fickle, ticklish, rerun, rugged, wink, go ahead, blot, endurance, stability, fleet, follow through, steady, revival, eternity, reversal, obliterate, erratic, security, immortality, changeable, urge, fragment, volatile, instance, vacate, firmness, relax.

Sense 5

fantastic, wipe, renew, bring back, vitiate, recall, persistence, terminate, unstable, remit, stagger, repeat, unsteady, douse, rub, unwind, annihilate.

Sense 6

crush, open, firm, gap, bearable, lift, practice, transitory, harden, acting, strength, make of, hard, get back.

Sense 7

blink, dissolve, retire, ease, kick.

Sense 8

false, choke, on again, split.

Sense 9

flow, grace, true, press, step.

Sense 10

fast, lasting, uncertain, strike, strong.

Sense 11


Sense 12


Sense 14

get on.


keep on.


stick around.

drag on

hang fire.


hold out.


be, live.



go ahead

go forward, move on.

keep going

push on, keep going, perpetuate.

keep up

hold on.

live in



hang on, hold out for.

persist in

persist in, keep at.


return to.


put up with.

Sense 1 (noun)

begin, bring up, throw in, add, get out, open.

Sense 2 (noun)


Sense 3 (noun)

reopen, bring back, repeat, replay, restart, rerun, resume, come back to, reproduce, pick up, renew, retry.

Sense 4 (noun)

press ahead, get on, follow through.

Sense 5 (noun)

flow, latency.

abide (verb)

experience, endure, suffer, go on, undergo, abide, persevere, remain, tarry, persist, linger, last, bear, put up with, tolerate.

continue (verb)

maintain, prolong, carry over, extend, protract, sustain.

exist (verb)

exist, live, subsist, occur, prevail.

live (verb)

survive, dwell, reside.

perpetuate (verb)

perpetuate, endure, last.

Usage examples for continue:

  • Oh, she said, you are going to tell me- I know what it is you are going to say- that this cannot continue. - "A Country Gentleman and his Family", Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant.
  • This it would be out of my power to continue for you. - "The Quest of the Golden Girl", Richard le Gallienne.
  • She was frightened, and she did not continue. - "Ovington's Bank", Stanley J. Weyman.

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