continuation Definition

  • 1the act of continuing something that has already begun or been started
  • 2something that follows or comes after something else

Using continuation: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "continuation" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The continuation of the project was approved by the board.

  • Example

    The movie is a continuation of the previous one.

  • Example

    The story has a continuation in the next book of the series.

continuation Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for continuation

Antonyms for continuation

Phrases with continuation

  • in a sequence or without interruption


    She worked for hours in continuation without taking a break.

  • to resume something that has been interrupted or left unfinished


    After the break, we will pick up the continuation of the lecture.

  • something that immediately follows or is directly connected to something else


    The second season of the show is a direct continuation of the first one.


Summary: continuation in Brief

Continuation [kənˌtɪnjuˈeɪʃən] refers to the act of continuing something that has already begun or been started, or something that follows or comes after something else. It can be used to describe the extension of a project or the next part of a story. Phrases like 'in continuation' and 'pick up the continuation' are used to describe uninterrupted sequences or resuming something that has been interrupted. Synonyms include 'extension' and 'sequel,' while antonyms include 'discontinuation' and 'interruption.'

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