Meaning of CONTINUANCE
|Pronunciation: || ||kun'tinyoouns|
| ||Definition:|| |
- [n] the act of continuing an activity without interruption
- [n] the property of enduring or continuing in time
- [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.
Patient continuance in well-doing. --Rom. ii. 7.
2. Uninterrupted succession; continuation; constant renewal;
The brute immediately regards his own preservation
or the continuance of his species. --Addison.
3. A holding together; continuity. [Obs.] --Bacon.
(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.
| ||Definition:|| ||Postponement of a legal proceeding to a later date.|
| ||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|