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Synonyms for continuous
kənˈtɪn yu əscon·tin·u·ous

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Wiktionary

  1. continuousadjective

    Synonyms:
    constant, uninterrupted, incessant, never-ending, continual, ongoing, connected, unbroken, unending, unceasing

    Antonyms:
    broken, intermittent, discrete, interrupted, discontinuous, unbroken, disjoint, stepwise, disconnected

  2. continuousadjective

    Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening time.

    a continuous current of electricity

    Synonyms:
    unbroken, constant, ongoing, continual, never-ending, unending, uninterrupted, connected, unceasing, incessant

    Antonyms:
    unbroken, stepwise, discontinuous, disjoint, discrete, broken, disconnected, interrupted, intermittent

  3. continuousadjective

    Without intervening space; continued; protracted; extended.

    a continuous line of railroad

    Synonyms:
    incessant, constant, continual, unbroken, connected, never-ending, ongoing, unceasing, uninterrupted, unending

    Antonyms:
    disconnected, intermittent, interrupted, broken, unbroken, stepwise, disjoint, discontinuous, discrete

  4. continuousadjective

    Not deviating or varying from uniformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.

    Synonyms:
    ongoing, connected, unceasing, constant, never-ending, incessant, unbroken, continual, uninterrupted, unending

    Antonyms:
    unbroken, intermittent, disjoint, discrete, interrupted, broken, stepwise, disconnected, discontinuous

  5. continuousadjective

    Such that, for every in the domain, for each small open interval about , there's an interval containing whose image is in .

    Synonyms:
    ongoing, connected, unending, continual, unbroken, uninterrupted, never-ending, incessant, constant, unceasing

    Antonyms:
    stepwise, discontinuous, intermittent, discrete, disconnected, disjoint, unbroken, broken, interrupted

  6. continuousadjective

    Such that each open set in the range has an open preimage.

    Each continuous function from the real line to the rationals is constant, since the rationals are totally disconnected.

    Synonyms:
    constant, ongoing, uninterrupted, incessant, unceasing, never-ending, connected, unending, continual, unbroken

    Antonyms:
    discontinuous, broken, stepwise, intermittent, unbroken, disjoint, interrupted, discrete, disconnected

  7. continuousadjective

    Expressing an ongoing action or state.

    Synonyms:
    connected, unending, continual, ongoing, never-ending, unceasing, incessant, uninterrupted, constant, unbroken

    Antonyms:
    stepwise, disjoint, discrete, unbroken, disconnected, intermittent, broken, discontinuous, interrupted

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. continuous

    Continuous describes that which is absolutely without pause or break; continual, that which often intermits, but as regularly begins again. A continuous beach is exposed to the continual beating of the waves. A similar distinction is made between incessant and ceaseless. The incessant discharge of firearms makes the ceaseless roar of battle. Constant is sometimes used in the sense of continual; but its chief uses are mental and moral.

    Synonyms:
    ceaseless, constant, continual, incessant, invariable, perpetual, regular, unbroken, unceasing, uninterrupted, unremitting, unvarying

Princeton's WordNet

  1. continuous, uninterruptedadjective

    continuing in time or space without interruption

    "a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans; "a continuous bout of illness lasting six months"; "lived in continuous fear"; "a continuous row of warehouses"; "a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it"; "moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks"

    Synonyms:
    uninterrupted

    Antonyms:
    noncontinuous, disjunct, disrupted, discontinuous

  2. continuousadjective

    of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity

    Synonyms:
    uninterrupted

    Antonyms:
    disjunct, discontinuous, disrupted, noncontinuous

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Editors Contribution

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    Submitted by rinat on September 9, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. continuousadjective

    Synonyms:
    connected, continued, extended, unbroken, uninterrupted, unintermitted

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. continuousadjective

    Synonyms:
    ceaseless, uninterrupted, unceasing, continual, constant, running

    Antonyms:
    intermittent, occasional, inconstant

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How to use continuous in a sentence?

  1. Black Elk:

    Continuous effort--not strength or intelligence--is the key to unlocking our potential.

  2. Iris Murdoch:

    One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats.

  3. Corbin Trent:

    The way she operates, whether it's to come up with lines of questioning or lines of messaging, or how to present things to her constituents or to the American people or to the party -- it's continuous listening and talking, when Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez using social media, that is essentially a practice run and a conversation that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's working and developing.

  4. Kiyoto Tanabe:

    The 2019 Refinement provides an updated and sound scientific basis for supporting the preparation and continuous improvement of national greenhouse gas inventories.

  5. Aneurin Bevan:

    I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.


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