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1. (v. i.) To remain in a given place or condition; to remain in connection with; to abide; to stay.

2. (v. i.) To be permanent or durable; to endure; to last.

3. (v. i.) 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.

4. (v. t.) To unite; to connect.

5. (v. t.) To protract or extend in duration; to preserve or persist in; to cease not.

6. (v. t.) To carry onward or extend; to prolong or produce; to add to or draw out in length.

7. (v. t.) To retain; to suffer or cause to remain; as, the trustees were continued; also, to suffer to live.

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