Synonyms and Antonyms of continue

  1. 1 to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state the heavy snow continued throughout the night Synonyms abide, bide, endure, hold on, hold up, keep up, last, perdure, persist, remain, run on Related Words linger, stay, stick around, tarry; carry through, prevail, survive Near Antonyms abate, die (down), ebb, let up, moderate, subside, wane Antonyms cease, close, conclude, desist, die, discontinue, end, expire, finish, lapse, leave off, pass, quit, stop, terminate, wind up

  2. 2 to begin again or return to after an interruption we'll continue this discussion after we've eaten Synonyms resume, pick up, proceed (with), renew, reopen, restartRelated Words resuscitate, revive; recrudesceNear Antonyms complete, conclude, consummate, end, finalize, finish; belay, break, can [slang], cease, check, cut, desist, discontinue, drop, halt, knock off, leave off, quit, scuttle, shut off, stay, stop, terminate

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a brief usually trivial fact

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