Continue Con*tin"ue, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Continued; p. pr. & vb. n. Continuing.] [F. continuer, L. continuare, -tinuatum, to connect, continue, fr. continuus. See Continuous, and cf. Continuate.] 1. To remain in a given place or condition; to remain in connection with; to abide; to stay. Here to continue, and build up here A growing empire. --Milton. They continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat. --Matt. xv. 32. 2. To be permanent or durable; to endure; to last. But now thy kingdom shall not continue. --1 Sam. xiii. 14. 3. To be steadfast or constant in any course; to persevere; to abide; to endure; to persist; to keep up or maintain a particular condition, course, or series of actions; as, the army continued to advance. If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed. --John viii. 31. Syn: To persevere; persist. See Persevere.