Origin of continuance
Synonyms for continuance
Related Words for continuancecontinuation, constancy, term, run, extension, protraction, permanence, survival, guts, period, vitality, longevity, endurance, perpetuation
Examples from the Web for continuance
Contemporary Examples of continuance
The fact is that to respond ‘proportionally’ in warfare is merely to ensure the continuance of the conflict.The Hypocritical Condemnation of Israel
June 2, 2010
Historical Examples of continuance
Besides, he condemned the continuance of the war duties in times of peace.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
Surely it is by its continuance; by its effect upon the life later.The Man Shakespeare
He promised a continuance of his favors, and admonished them to be grateful.The Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper
Dorcas is a neat creature, both in person and dress; her continuance not vulgar.Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)
Hence the continuance of its use upon the Killingworth Railway.
mid-14c., "a keeping up, a going on," from Old French continuance (13c.), from continuer (see continue).