Origin of continued
verb (used without object), con·tin·ued, con·tin·u·ing.
verb (used with object), con·tin·ued, con·tin·u·ing.
Origin of continue
Antonyms for continue
Related Words for continuedadvance, extend, linger, pursue, reach, stay, remain, maintain, sustain, progress, survive, last, promote, endure, restore, renew, proceed, persevere, project, uphold
Examples from the Web for continued
Contemporary Examples of continued
“Someone is determined to keep Bill Cosby off TV,” she continued.Phylicia Rashad and the Cult of Cosby Truthers
January 8, 2015
He beat his illness twice, wrote about his battles with the disease, and continued broadcasting even as his health was failing.Remembering ESPN’s Sly, Cocky, and Cool Anchor Stuart Scott
January 4, 2015
If Dudesmash were to be something we continued doing, this would be an important year to do it, ‘cause we didn’t do one last year.Deer Tick's John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll
January 2, 2015
“Personal hotspots are just that, personal,” Sesar continued.How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security
December 31, 2014
She adds that they continued to email, but “finally, in so many words, he declined to be interviewed.”The Deal With Serial’s Jay? He’s Pissed Off, Mucks Up Our Timeline
December 31, 2014
Historical Examples of continued
During the whole of the ensuing day, Paralus continued in a deep sleep.
"I mean the philosopher, who teaches in the groves of Academus," continued he.
Nevertheless I continued to treat him well on account of the interest you felt in him.Brave and Bold
Early this morning we continued on, Windich's horse scarcely able to walk.
Continued on eastward and soon struck Mr. Gosse's cart-track.
verb -ues, -uing or -ued
Word Origin for continue
mid-14c., contynuen, from Old French continuer (13c.), from Latin continuare "join together, connect, make or be continuous," from continuus "uninterrupted," from continere (intransitive) "to be uninterrupted," literally "to hang together" (see contain). Related: Continued; continuing.