- 1persist in an activity or process
- 2resume an activity after an interruption
- 3keep existing or happening without stopping
Using continue: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "continue" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
She decided to continue her studies.
The game will continue tomorrow due to bad weather.
He paused for a moment before continuing with his story.
The rain continued all night.
continue Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using continue
The teacher let the discussion continue for a few more minutes.
After high school, she decided to continue her education at university.
The author's latest book continues in the same vein as his previous works.
Phrases with continue
I will continue working on this project until it's finished.
After the break, we will continue with the next lesson.
Despite the difficulties, he continued to pursue his dream.
Origins of continue
from Latin 'continuare', meaning 'to make continuous'
Summary: continue in Brief
The verb 'continue' [kənˈtɪnjuː] means to persist in an activity or process, resume an activity after an interruption, or keep existing or happening without stopping. It can be used in phrases like 'continue doing something,' 'continue with something,' and 'continue to do something.' The idiom 'let something/someone continue' means to allow something or someone to keep going or happening.