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Meaning of CONTINUATION

Pronunciation:  kun`tinyoo'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of continuing an activity without interruption
  2. [n]  the consequence of being lengthened in duration
  3. [n]  a part added to a book or play that continues and extends it
 

CONTINUATION is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: continuance, lengthiness, prolongation, protraction, sequel
 
 Antonyms: discontinuance, discontinuation
 
 See Also: abidance, activity, addendum, duration, length, lengthening, perpetuation, perseverance, perseveration, persistence, postscript, prolongation, prosecution, protraction, pursuance, repeating, repetition, supplement

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*tin`u*a"tion\, n. [L. continuatio: cf. F.
connuation.]
1. That act or state of continuing; the state of being
   continued; uninterrupted extension or succession;
   prolongation; propagation.

         Preventing the continuation of the royal line.
                                               --Macaulay.

2. That which extends, increases, supplements, or carries on;
   as, the continuation of a story.

         My continuation of the version of Statius. --Pope.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

See continuation passing style.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accession, accessory, accompaniment, addenda, addendum, additament, addition, additive, additory, additum, adjournal, adjournment, adjunct, adjuvant, afterthought, annex, annexation, appanage, appendage, appendant, appendix, appurtenance, appurtenant, attachment, augment, augmentation, back matter, chorus, coda, codicil, colophon, coming after, complement, conclusion, concomitant, consecution, consecutiveness, consequence, continualness, continuance, continuity, corollary, deferment, deferral, descent, double take, duration, dying words, endurance, envoi, epilogue, extension, extension of time, extrapolation, fixture, following, follow-through, follow-up, increase, increment, last words, lengthening, line, lineage, lingering, logical sequence, maintenance, offshoot, order, order of succession, Parthian shot, parting shot, pendant, peroration, perpetuation, perseverance, persistence, posteriority, postface, postfix, postlude, postponement, postposition, postscript, procession, procrastination, progress, progression, prolongation, prorogation, protraction, PS, pursuance, putting-off, refrain, reinforcement, repetition, rotation, run, second thought, sequel, sequela, sequelae, sequelant, sequence, sequent, sequitur, series, side effect, side issue, staying power, straight course, subjunction, subscript, succession, successiveness, suffix, suffixation, supplement, sustained action, sustenance, swan song, tabling, tag, tailpiece, undergirding, uninterrupted course, unremittingness, way
 

 

 

 

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