continuate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the past participle of Latin continuare.

Adjective[edit]

continuate (comparative more continuate, superlative most continuate)

  1. (obsolete) Continuous; uninterrupted; continued without break or interruption.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, I.iii.1.2:
      Childish in some, terrible in others; to be derided in one, pitied or admired in another; to him by fits, to a second continuate: and howsoever these symptoms be common and incident to all persons, yet they are the most remarkable, frequent, furious, and violent in melancholy men.
    • Shakespeare
      An untirable and continuate goodness.
    • Hooker
      We are of Him and in Him, even as though our very flesh and bones should be made continuate with his.
  2. (obsolete) Chronic; long-lasting; long-continued.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

continuate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of continuare
  2. second-person plural imperative of continuare
  3. feminine plural of continuato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

continuāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of continuō