View synonyms for continuously


[ kuhn-tin-yoo-uhs-lee ]


  1. without interruption or cessation; unceasingly:

    To remain eligible for scholarship aid, a student must remain continuously enrolled at an educational institution located in the state.

  2. in a directly connected way:

    A mountainous spine, the Great Dividing Range, extends almost continuously from Far North Queensland to Victoria.

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Other Words From

  • non·con·tin·u·ous·ly adverb
  • qua·si-con·tin·u·ous·ly adverb
  • sem·i·con·tin·u·ous·ly adverb
  • un·con·tin·u·ous·ly adverb
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Example Sentences

Hosts should improve ventilation by opening windows or doors or putting central air and heating on continuous circulation.

If touch relies on sight, then it would have to keep a continuous line-of-sight in a complex and dynamic setting—something computer vision doesn’t do well in, at least for now.

Interactions are often continuous and would require a self-driving car to learn and adapt its behavior within each interaction, not just between them.

Unlike ByteDance, Kuaishou has had limited success overseas and relies on continuous domestic growth.

Robust and continuous training programs signal our commitment to growth and education.

Poverty, alienation, estrangement, continuously aggravated by racism, overt and institutional.

We continuously pause to pull them out while Zalwar Khan and his companion smirk at us and chew unbothered.

Could the American government have lied continuously for decades?

Since then, America has come to distrust government, predictably and almost continuously.

The village of Qift, for instance, has been continuously occupied for 5,000 years, and has seen its fortunes rise and fall.

He took her arm and led her away, looking anxiously and continuously down into her face.

As gave Tom no rest, but questioned him eagerly and continuously during the whole night about the things which concerned his soul.

In Paraguay they are considered superior to all other kinds and are smoked continuously without any seemingly ill effect.

Buchan's force, however, was continuously obtaining additions, while Bruce was getting pinched with hunger.

Census enumerations since 1890 indicate that total employment in Virginia has expanded continuously.


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continuous functioncontinuously variable transmission