Definitions of continuance

  1. the period of time during which something continues Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of continuing an activity without interruption Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the property of enduring or continuing in time Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. A holding on, or remaining in a particular state; permanence, as of condition, habits, abode, etc.; perseverance; constancy; duration; stay. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Uninterrupted succession; continuation; constant renewal; perpetuation; propagation. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. A holding together; continuity. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. The adjournment of the proceedings in a cause from one day, or from one stated term of a court, to another. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. The entry of such adjournment and the grounds thereof on the record. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. The postponement of a hearing, trial or other scheduled court proceeding, at the request of one or both parties, or by the judge without consulting them. Unhappiness with long trial court delays has resulted in the adoption by most states of "fast track" rules that sharply limit the ability of judges to grant continuances.
  10. Permanence; uninterrupted succession; duration. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Duration: uninterrupted succession: stay. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Duration; persistence. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. The state of continuing; duration; succession; survival. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Persistence; perseverance; duration; uninterrupted succession; continuation; continuity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. Duration; perseverance; residence; uninterrupted succession. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. Going on, duration; of long c., lasting long; remaining, stay, (in place, condition, &c.). [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  17. n. Lasting; duration; permanence, as of condition, habits, abode, &c.; uninterrupted succession; constant renewal; propagation. Cabinet Dictionary
  18. Succession uninterrupted ; permanence in one state ; abode in a place; duration, lastingness ; perseverance. Complete Dictionary