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
Examples from the Web for continues
And Epstein continues to steer money toward universities to advance scientific research.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
While public interest in Ebola continues to dwindle, the epidemic itself continues to soar.
Wisner continues to feel angry toward the agency because she believes she was misled.
For now, Sabrine continues her daily routine of visits to the protest camp, to political leaders and taking care of the twins.
Film critic David Ehrlich continues his annual tradition of making a supercut of his favorite films of the year.‘Sexual’ Barbershop Quartet, a Panda Family Reunion, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here I first met "Gib Spencer" and formed a friendly acquaintance with him which continues to this day.Forty Years Among the Indians|Daniel W. Jones
Then England need have little fear while she continues to possess such sons.Roger the Bold|F. S. Brereton
Regrettable as it may seem, it is with heightened spirits that he continues his stroll.The Circus, and Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces|Joyce Kilmer
It has rained heavily all the time since we started after breakfast and continues.William Clayton's Journal|William Clayton
But the school of Bodhidharma continues the series, reckoning him as the twenty-eighth, and the first of the Chinese Patriarchs.
British Dictionary definitions for continues
verb -ues, -uing or -ued
Word Origin for continue
Word Origin and History for continues
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.