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CONTINUE, verb intransitive [Latin , to hold. See Tenet.]

1. To remain in a state, or place; to abide for any time indefinitely.

The multitude continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat. Matthew 15:32.

2. To last; to be durable; to endure; to be permanent.

Thy kingdom shall not continue 1 Samuel 13:14.

3. To persevere; to be steadfast or constant in any course.

If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed. John 8:31.

CONTINUE, verb transitive

1. To protract; not to cease from or to terminate.

O continue thy loving kindness to them that know thee. Psalms 36:10.

2. To extend from one thing to another; to produce or draw out in length. continue the line from A to B. Let the line be continued to the boundary.

3. To persevere in; not to cease to do or use; as, to continue the same diet.

4. To hold to or unite. [Not used.]

The navel continues the infant to its mother.