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
Examples from the Web for continuing
Contemporary Examples of continuing
He went on to say that even such double horrors had never kept cops from continuing on.Two Cops ‘Assassinated’ in Brooklyn
December 21, 2014
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
November 26, 2014
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
November 19, 2014
Some of it is continuing fascination with the Rockefeller family.This Republican Loved Taxes & Modern Art
November 19, 2014
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
November 4, 2014
Historical Examples of continuing
Continuing westerly for about ten miles, we reached the water, our bivouac on the 22nd.Explorations in Australia
"Be careful, my dear," said Hubertine, continuing to tease her.The Dream
But Philip had another motive in continuing his acquaintance with that personage.Night and Morning, Complete
Mechanically, Molly kissed her brother, continuing to work thoughtfully.
"We can easily manage it," said the editor, continuing his advantage.
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.