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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tin·ue v. i. [imp. & p. p. Continued p. pr. & vb. n. Continuing.]
 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. 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.
 Syn: -- To persevere; persist. See Persevere.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : remaining in force or being carried on without letup; "the
            act provided a continuing annual appropriation"; "the
            continuing struggle to put food on the table"