Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Drawn out; protracted; produced; extended in length; extended without interruption.
  • Extended in time without intermission; proceeding without cessation; continual: as, a continued fever.

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

  • past participle 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..
  • past participle (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.
  • past participle (Med.) a fever which presents no interruption in its course.
  • past participle (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.
  • past participle (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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective dated Prolonged; unstopped.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of continue.

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

  • adjective without stop or interruption

Etymologies

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Examples

  • We just needed a reality check, since everyone at the label continued to gush over it like they had guns held to their heads.

    Don’t Sleep With Your Drummer

  • We just needed a reality check, since everyone at the label continued to gush over it like they had guns held to their heads.

    Don’t Sleep With Your Drummer

  • We just needed a reality check, since everyone at the label continued to gush over it like they had guns held to their heads.

    Don’t Sleep With Your Drummer

  • While the pressure at the label continued to mount, I hired Derek Boulton, an Englishman, as my manager.

    The Good Life

  • While the pressure at the label continued to mount, I hired Derek Boulton, an Englishman, as my manager.

    The Good Life

  • While the pressure at the label continued to mount, I hired Derek Boulton, an Englishman, as my manager.

    The Good Life

  • The title continued through Ronald Reagan's governorship into Jerry Brown's first governorship, where at first it was held by Gray Davis.

    William Bradley: The Jerry Brown Era Unfolds (Again)

  • The title continued through Ronald Reagan's governorship into Jerry Brown's first governorship, where at first it was held by Gray Davis.

    William Bradley: The Jerry Brown Era Unfolds (Again)

  • Considered cancelled, Kull was later given a new lease on life as Kull the Destroyer, which continued the previous series numbering, in November 1973; the title continued until issue #29 in October 1978.

    1970's Flashback: Kull the Destroyer

  • Considered cancelled, Kull was later given a new lease on life as Kull the Destroyer, which continued the previous series numbering, in November 1973; the title continued until issue #29 in October 1978.

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