—v.i. 1. to go on after suspension or interruption: The program continued after an intermission. 2. to go on or keep on, as in some course or action; extend: The road continues for three miles. 3. to last or endure: The strike continued for two months. 4. to remain in a particular state or capacity: The general agreed to continue in command of the army. 5. to remain in a place; abide; stay: Let us continue in this house forever.
—v.t. 1. to go on with or persist in: to continue an action. 2. to carry on from the point of suspension or interruption: He continued the concert after the latecomers were seated. 3. to extend from one point to another in space; prolong.
4. to say in continuation.
5. to cause to last or endure; maintain or retain, as in a position.
6. to carry over, postpone, or adjourn; keep pending, as a legal proceeding.