Antonyms for continuation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kuh n-tin-yoo-ey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : kənˌtɪn yuˈeɪ ʃən

Definition of continuation

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French continuation (13c.), or directly from Latin continuationem (nominative continuatio), noun of action from continuat-, past participle stem of continuare (see continue).
  • noun addition; maintenance
Example sentences :
  • It is not serious exactly—it is merely, as it were, a continuation of the confession.
  • Extract from : « In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories » by Robert Barr
  • Apparently it went straight on up and was a continuation of that lower pit.
  • Extract from : « Two Thousand Miles Below » by Charles Willard Diffin
  • It was a narrow apartment, and seemed as if it were the continuation of the corridor.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • And her two daughters-in-law seemed like a continuation of herself.
  • Extract from : « Fruitfulness » by Emile Zola
  • The Philebus, like the Cratylus, is supposed to be the continuation of a previous discussion.
  • Extract from : « Philebus » by Plato
  • I thought the continuation spirited then, and perhaps it may have been so.
  • Extract from : « Recollections of Dante Gabriel Rossetti » by T. Hall Caine
  • The old clergyman insisted upon the continuation of the reading.
  • Extract from : « The Portygee » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Continuation of the Count de Gabalis, at the Hague, 1708, p. 55.
  • Extract from : « The Phantom World » by Augustin Calmet
  • Could you not prevail to know the genesis of projection, as well as the continuation of it?'
  • Extract from : « Essays, Second Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Continuation of graded exercises for squads of five students each.
  • Extract from : « College Teaching » by Paul Klapper

Synonyms for continuation

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