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Meaning of CONTINUANCE

Pronunciation:  kun'tinyoouns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of continuing an activity without interruption
  2. [n]  the property of enduring or continuing in time
  3. [n]  the period of time during which something continues
 

CONTINUANCE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: continuation, duration
 
 Antonyms: discontinuance, discontinuation
 
 See Also: abidance, activity, clocking, lengthening, longueur, note value, period, period of time, perpetuation, perseverance, perseveration, persistence, prolongation, prosecution, protraction, pursuance, repeating, repetition, residence time, rule, span, stint, stretch, time, time period, time scale, time value, value

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*tin"u*ance\, n. [OF. continuance.]
1. A holding on, or remaining in a particular state;
   permanence, as of condition, habits, abode, etc.;
   perseverance; constancy; duration; stay.

         Great plagues, and of long continuance. --Deut.
                                               xxviii. 59.

         Patient continuance in well-doing.    --Rom. ii. 7.

2. Uninterrupted succession; continuation; constant renewal;
   perpetuation; propagation.

         The brute immediately regards his own preservation
         or the continuance of his species.    --Addison.

3. A holding together; continuity. [Obs.] --Bacon.

4. (Law)
   (a) The adjournment of the proceedings in a cause from one
       day, or from one stated term of a court, to another.
   (b) The entry of such adjournment and the grounds thereof
       on the record.

 
Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: Postponement of a legal proceeding to a later date.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abidingness, addendum, afterthought, age, antiquity, appendix, back matter, ceaselessness, chorus, coda, codicil, coeternity, colophon, conclusion, consequence, constancy, continualness, continuation, defeat of time, defiance of time, diuturnity, double take, durability, durableness, duration, dying words, endlessness, endurance, envoi, epilogue, eternalness, eternity, ever-duringness, everlastingness, everness, follow-through, follow-up, foreverness, immutability, incessancy, indestructibility, infinite duration, infinity, interminability, last words, lastingness, long standing, longevity, long-lastingness, long-livedness, maintenance, never-endingness, Parthian shot, parting shot, perdurability, perennation, perenniality, perennialness, permanence, peroration, perpetualness, perpetuity, persistence, postface, postfix, postlude, postscript, PS, refrain, run, second thought, sempiternity, sequel, sequela, sequelae, sequelant, sequent, sequitur, stability, standing, steadfastness, subscript, suffix, supplement, survival, survivance, swan song, tag, timelessness, unceasingness
 

 

 

 

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