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continuance

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con=tin=u=ance

CIDE DICTIONARY

continuancen. [OF. continuance.].
  •  A holding on, or remaining in a particular state; permanence, as of condition, habits, abode, etc.; perseverance; constancy; duration; stay.  [1913 Webster]
    "Great plagues, and of long continuance."  [1913 Webster]
    "Patient continuance in well-doing."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Uninterrupted succession; continuation; constant renewal; perpetuation; propagation.  [1913 Webster]
    "The brute immediately regards his own preservation or the continuance of his species."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A holding together; continuity.  Bacon.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The adjournment of the proceedings in a cause from one day, or from one stated term of a court, to another.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

continuance, n.
1 a state of continuing in existence or operation.
2 the duration of an event or action.
3 US Law an adjournment.

Etymology
ME f. OF (as CONTINUE)

THESAURUS

continuance

PS, Parthian shot, 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, long-lastingness, long-livedness, longevity, maintenance, never-endingness, parting shot, perdurability, perennation, perenniality, perennialness, permanence, peroration, perpetualness, perpetuity, persistence, postface, postfix, postlude, postscript, refrain, run, second thought, sempiternity, sequel, sequela, sequelae, sequelant, sequent, sequitur, stability, standing, steadfastness, subscript, suffix, supplement, survival, survivance, swan song, tag, timelessness, unceasingness

ROGET THESAURUS

continuance

Perseverance

N perseverance, continuance, permanence, firmness, constancy, steadiness, singleness of purpose, tenacity of purpose, persistence, plodding, patience, sedulity, pertinacy, pertinacity, pertinaciousness, iteration, bottom, game, pluck, stamina, backbone, grit, indefatigability, indefatigableness, bulldog courage, persevering, constant, steady, steadfast, undeviating, unwavering, unfaltering, unswerving, unflinching, unsleeping, unflagging, undrooping, steady as time, unrelenting, unintermitting, unremitting, plodding, industrious, strenuous, pertinacious, persisting, persistent, solid, sturdy, staunch, stanch, true to oneself, unchangeable, unconquerable, indomitable, game to the last, indefatigable, untiring, unwearied, never tiring, through evil report and good report, through thick and thin, through fire and water, per fas et nefas, without fail, sink or swim, at any price, vogue la galere, never say die, give it the old college try, vestigia nulla retrorsum, aut vincer aut mori, la garde meurt et ne se rend pas, tout vient a temps pour qui sait attendre.

Diuturnity

N diuturnity, a long time, a length of time, an age, a century, an eternity, slowness, perpetuity, blue moon, coon's age, dog's age, durableness, durability, persistence, endlessness, lastingness, continuance, standing, permanence, survival, survivance, longevity, distance of time, protraction of time, prolongation of time, extension of time, delay, durable, lasting, of long duration, of long-standing, permanent, endless, chronic, long-standing, intransient, intransitive, intransmutable, persistent, lifelong, livelong, longeval, long-lived, macrobiotic, diuturnal, evergreen, perennial, sempervirent, sempervirid, unrelenting, unintermitting, unremitting, perpetual, lingering, protracted, prolonged, spun out, long-pending, long-winded, slow, long, for a long time, for an age, for ages, for ever so long, for many a long day, long ago, longo intervallo, all the day long, all the year round, the livelong day, as the day is long, morning noon and night, hour after hour, day after day, for good, permanently.

Continuance in action

N continuance in action, continuance, continuation, run, perpetuation, prolongation, persistence, repetition, continuing, uninterrupted, unintermitting, unvarying, unshifting, unreversed, unstopped, unrevoked, unvaried, sustained, undying, inconvertible, Int, keep it up!, go to it!, right away!, right on!, attaboy!, nolumus leges Angliae mutari, vestigia nulla retrorsum, labitur et albetur.


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