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Synonyms for continuance
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. continuance, continuation(noun)

    the act of continuing an activity without interruption

    good continuation, sequel, prolongation, law of continuation, continuation, protraction, lengthiness, duration

    discontinuance, discontinuation

  2. duration, continuance(noun)

    the period of time during which something continues

    continuation, duration, length

    discontinuance, discontinuation

  3. duration, continuance(noun)

    the property of enduring or continuing in time

    continuation, duration, length

    discontinuation, discontinuance


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. continuance(n.)


  2. continuance(n.)

    perseverance, constancy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. continuance(n)

    endurance, persistence, constancy, continuation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    continuity, extension, prorogation, continuation, perpetuation, prolongation

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  1. Francis Quarles:

    Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night; the continuance of anger is hatred, the continuance of hatred turns malice.

  2. Mark Brown:

    The problem you have is that a2 goes from this unique selling proposition to a 'me too' brand, i'm... concerned about a continuance of the same rapid growth we've had and clearly, then, what you pay for that because the stock is enormously expensive.

  3. Henry Stimson:

    We must never forget, that under modern conditions of life, science, and technology. All war has been greatly brutalized, and that no one who joins in it, even in self-defense, can escape becoming also in a measure brutalized. Modern war cannot be limited in its destructive method and the inevitable debasement of all participants… A fair scrutiny of the last two World Wars makes clear the steady intensification of the weapons and methods employed by both, the aggressors and the victors. In order to defeat the Japanese aggression, we were forced, as Admiral Nimitz has stated, to employ a technique of unrestricted warfare, not unlike that which 25 years ago was the proximate cause of our entry into World War I. In the use of strategic air power the Allies took the lives of hundreds of thousands of civilians in Germany and Japan…. We as well as our enemies have contributed to the proof that the central moral problem is war and not its methods, and that a continuance of war will in all probability end with the destruction of our civilization.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    I would say the best part of the Obama administration would be his continuance of the protections of the homeland using, you know, the big metadata programs, the NSA being enhanced, even though he never defends it, even though he never openly admits it, there has been a continuation of a very important service, which is the first obligation I think of our national government is to keep us safe.

  5. Rudy Giuliani:

    When I first got involved, I would have told you not testifying would be the right legal strategy but then hurt politically, now I'm thinking the continuance of the investigation would actually help because people are getting tired of it, and( The President) needs something to energize The President voters because the Democrats look like they're energized. Nothing would energize( Republicans) more than,' Let's save The President.'.

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