Hypertext Webster Gateway: "continued"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Continued \Con*tin"ued\, p. p. & a.
Having extension of time, space, order of events, exertion of
energy, etc.; extended; protracted; uninterrupted; also,
resumed after interruption; extending through a succession of
issues, session, etc.; as, a continued story. ``Continued
woe.'' --Jenyns. ``Continued succession.'' --Locke.

{Continued bass} (Mus.), a bass continued through an entire
piece of music, while the other parts of the harmony are
indicated by figures beneath the bass; the same as
thorough bass or figured bass; basso continuo. [It.]

{Continued fever} (Med.), a fever which presents no
interruption in its course.

{Continued fraction} (Math.), a fraction whose numerator is
1, and whose denominator is a whole number plus a fraction
whose numerator is 1 and whose denominator is a whole
number, plus a fraction, and so on.

{Continued proportion} (Math.), a proportion composed of two
or more equal ratios, in which the consequent of each
preceding ratio is the same with the antecedent of the
following one; as, 4 : 8 : 8 : 16 :: 16 : 32.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Continue \Con*tin"ue\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Continued}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Continuing}.] [F. continuer, L. continuare,
-tinuatum, to connect, continue, fr. continuus. See
{Continuous}, and cf. {Continuate}.]
1. To remain in a given place or condition; to remain in
connection with; to abide; to stay.

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.

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.

Syn: To persevere; persist. See {Persevere}.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj : without stop or interruption; "to insure the continued
success of the war"; "the continued existence of
nationalism"; "the continued popularity of Westerns"
[ant: {discontinued}]

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