continuing Definition

  • 1lasting or extending without interruption
  • 2ongoing

Using continuing: Examples

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

  • Example

    The continuing drought has caused severe damage to crops.

  • Example

    The company's success is due to its continuing commitment to innovation.

  • Example

    The continuing education program offers courses for professionals to improve their skills.

continuing Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with continuing

  • medical care provided to a patient over an extended period of time, especially for chronic conditions


    The hospital offers continuing care services for patients with long-term illnesses.

  • education and training provided to adults after they have completed their formal education, often to maintain or improve their professional skills


    The university offers a variety of continuing education programs for working professionals.

  • a temporary funding measure passed by the US Congress to fund government operations when a formal appropriations bill has not been signed into law


    The government shutdown was avoided when Congress passed a continuing resolution to fund the government for another month.


Summary: continuing in Brief

The term 'continuing' [kənˈtɪnjuɪŋ] refers to something that lasts or extends without interruption. It is often used to describe ongoing situations or events, such as 'The continuing drought has caused severe damage to crops.' 'Continuing' can also refer to education or medical care that is provided over an extended period of time, as in 'continuing education' or 'continuing care.'