Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) continue, go on, proceed, go along, keep (continue a certain state, condition, or activity) "Keep on working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight"
- S: (v) continue, go on, carry on, proceed (continue talking) "`I know it's hard', he continued, `but there is no choice'"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"
- S: (v) continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve (keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last) "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions"
- S: (v) proceed, go forward, continue (move ahead; travel onward in time or space) "We proceeded towards Washington"; "She continued in the direction of the hills"; "We are moving ahead in time now"
- S: (v) retain, continue, keep, keep on (allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature) "We cannot continue several servants any longer"; "She retains a lawyer"; "The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff"; "Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on"; "We kept the work going as long as we could"; "She retained her composure"; "this garment retains its shape even after many washings"
- S: (v) continue, persist in (do something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop) "We continued our research into the cause of the illness"; "The landlord persists in asking us to move"
- S: (v) continue (continue after an interruption) "The demonstration continued after a break for lunch"
- S: (v) stay, stay on, continue, remain (continue in a place, position, or situation) "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year"
- S: (v) cover, continue, extend (span an interval of distance, space or time) "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles"
- S: (v) continue (exist over a prolonged period of time) "The bad weather continued for two more weeks"