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Definition 1: the act of continuing an activity without interruption - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for continuance in the sense of this definition

(continuance is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of continuance ) the act of prolonging something

"there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks"

(... is a kind of continuance ) the act of doing or performing again

(... is a kind of continuance ) the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior

"his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate"

(... is a kind of continuance ) the act of abiding (enduring without yielding)

(... is a kind of continuance ) the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion

(... is a kind of continuance ) something that survives

Definition 2: the property of enduring or continuing in time - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for continuance in the sense of this definition

(continuance is a kind of ...) the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past

"he waited for along time" "it took some time before he got an answer" "time flies like an arrow"

Definition 3: the period of time during which something continues - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for continuance in the sense of this definition

(continuance is a kind of ...) an amount of time

"a time period of 30 years" "hastened the period of time of his recovery" "Picasso's blue period"

(... is a kind of continuance ) the time taken to traverse a measured course

"it was a world record clocking"

(... is a kind of continuance ) a period of dullness or boredom (especially in a work of literature or performing art)

(... is a kind of continuance ) the period of time spent in a particular place

(... is a kind of continuance ) the complete duration of something

"the job was finished in the span of an hour"

(... is a kind of continuance ) an unbroken period of time during which you do something

"there were stretches of boredom" "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"

(... is a kind of continuance ) an arrangement of events used as a measure of duration

"on the geological time scale mankind has existed but for a brief moment"

(... is a kind of continuance ) (music) the relative duration of a musical note

(... is a kind of continuance ) the duration of a monarch's or government's power

"during the rule of Elizabeth"

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