What is another word for continuous?

2841 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kəntˈɪnjuːəs], [ kəntˈɪnjuːəs], [ k_ə_n_t_ˈɪ_n_j_uː_ə_s]

Continuous is a word that describes something that is unbroken, ongoing, and uninterrupted. However, there are several synonyms for the word continuous that can be used to give variations to speech and writing. These synonyms include uninterrupted, endless, unceasing, perpetual, continued, and successive, to name a few. Other similar words to the term continuous could be continuous without interruption, non-stop, or constant. Employing different variations of these synonyms will not only give your words some color and verve, but it will also enhance communication by making the context of the language more distinct.

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What are the paraphrases for Continuous?

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What are the hypernyms for Continuous?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for continuous?

Continuous means without interruption or end, but it can have antonyms that describe the opposite. Discontinuous is one such antonym, meaning something that is interrupted or broken. Discrete is another antonym that can describe things that are individually separate and distinct. Intermittent is another antonym that describes something that occurs at irregular intervals, rather than being continuous. Episodic is another antonym that describes something that occurs in distinct episodes or separate periods. Other antonyms for continuous might include sporadic, spasmodic, or stop-start, each describing something that has interruptions or stops, rather than being continuous.

What are the antonyms for Continuous?

Usage examples for Continuous

3. There must be a continuous use made of the strength Christ gives.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Soon there was a sound of water in the air-a continuous roar, muffled and deep.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Storms were more continuous and came with greater force.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

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