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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or serving to cause continuation.
  • adjective Linguistics Of or relating to the durative aspect or a durative verb or verb form.
  • noun Something that expresses or causes continuation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In philology, a form that indicates continuation.
  • Having the character of continuing, or of causing continuation or prolongation.
  • noun An expression noting permanence or duration.
  • noun In grammar, a loose or unemphatic copulative; a connective.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Logic), rare A term or expression denoting continuance.
  • noun (Gram.) A word that continues the connection of sentences or subjects; a connective; a conjunction.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to continuation.
  • adjective linguistics durative.
  • noun Something that causes a continuation.
  • noun linguistics a durative.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences

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