Con·tin·ue v. i. [imp. & p. p. Continued p. pr. & vb. n. Continuing.]
1. To remain in a given place or condition; to remain in connection with; to abide; to stay.
Here to continue, and build up here
A growing empire. --Milton.
They continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat. --Matt. xv. 32.
2. To be permanent or durable; to endure; to last.
But now thy kingdom shall not continue. --1 Sam. xiii. 14.
3. To be steadfast or constant in any course; to persevere; to abide; to endure; to persist; to keep up or maintain a particular condition, course, or series of actions; as, the army continued to advance.
If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed. --John viii. 31.
Syn: -- To persevere; persist. See Persevere.
adj : remaining in force or being carried on without letup; "the
act provided a continuing annual appropriation"; "the
continuing struggle to put food on the table"