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 continuing
He went on to say that even such double horrors had never kept cops from continuing on.
It was after Brown refused, cursing at him and continuing to walk in the street, that Wilson said he made the connection.The Three Biggest Unanswered Questions About Ferguson|Jacob Siegel|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More than 150 passengers on a California cruise ship came down with norovirus, continuing a trend that happens every year.A Doctor Explains Why Cruise Ships Should Be Banned|Kent Sepkowitz|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of it is continuing fascination with the Rockefeller family.
As if to prove their continuing vitality, the other elders choose to write about younger or even much younger characters.Richard Ford’s Artful Survivalist Guide: The Return of Frank Bascombe|Tom LeClair|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, continuing her search, she finally came upon an uncompleted catalogue of the Desboro collection.The Business of Life|Robert W. Chambers
It was soon calm, and on his continuing to smoke it became quite motionless.The Swiss Family Robinson; or Adventures in a Desert Island|Johann David Wyss
He Himself has to guarantee our faithfulness, because there is no other hope of our continuing faithful.Kept for the Master's Use|Frances Ridley Havergal
He had to content himself with continuing his memoir on infantile cholera and his observations on the silk-worm moth.Life of Elie Metchnikoff, 1845-1916|Olga Metchnikoff
I learn from that with great pleasure, that you have resolved on continuing your history of parties.
British Dictionary definitions for continuing
verb -ues, -uing or -ued
Word Origin for continue
Word Origin and History for continuing
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.