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[kuh n-tin-yoo-ey-ter]
  1. a person or thing that continues.
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Origin of continuator

First recorded in 1640–50; continuate + -or2
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Examples from the Web for continuator

Historical Examples

  • Fichte saw himself as the continuator of the work of Luther and Kant.

    German philosophy and politics

    John Dewey

  • To them will he be pioneer or imitator, forerunner or continuator?

  • Even his name has not been recorded by Orlandi, nor by his continuator.

  • Both these artists are commended by the continuator of Malvasia.

  • Now, I ask, what dependence can be placed on the continuator of the history in question?

    Guy Fawkes

    Thomas Lathbury

British Dictionary definitions for continuator


  1. a person who continues something, esp the work of someone else
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