What does continuance mean?

Definitions for continuance
kənˈtɪn yu ənscon·tin·u·ance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. continuance, continuation(noun)

    the act of continuing an activity without interruption

  2. duration, continuance(noun)

    the period of time during which something continues

  3. duration, continuance(noun)

    the property of enduring or continuing in time


  1. continuance(Noun)

    The action of continuing.

  2. continuance(Noun)

    An order issued by a court granting a postponement of a legal proceeding for a set period.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Continuance(noun)

    a holding on, or remaining in a particular state; permanence, as of condition, habits, abode, etc.; perseverance; constancy; duration; stay

    Etymology: [OF. continuance.]

  2. Continuance(noun)

    uninterrupted succession; continuation; constant renewal; perpetuation; propagation

    Etymology: [OF. continuance.]

  3. Continuance(noun)

    a holding together; continuity

    Etymology: [OF. continuance.]

  4. Continuance(noun)

    the adjournment of the proceedings in a cause from one day, or from one stated term of a court, to another

    Etymology: [OF. continuance.]

  5. Continuance(noun)

    the entry of such adjournment and the grounds thereof on the record

    Etymology: [OF. continuance.]


  1. Continuance

    In American procedural law, a continuance is the postponement of a hearing, trial, or other scheduled court proceeding at the request of either or both parties in the dispute, or by the judge sua sponte. In response to delays in bringing cases to trial, some states have adopted "fast-track" rules that sharply limit the ability of judges to grant continuances. However, a motion for continuance may be granted when necessitated by unforeseeable events, or for other reasonable cause articulated by the movant, especially when the court deems it necessary and prudent in the "interest of justice."

How to pronounce continuance?

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How to say continuance in sign language?

  1. continuance


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of continuance in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of continuance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of continuance in a Sentence

  1. Dutch Migration Minister Klaas Dijkhoff:

    So member states invited the (European) Commission to prepare the legal and practical basis for the continuance of temporary border measures through Article 26 of the Schengen border code.

  2. Jefferson Davis:

    The people of the States now confederated.....believed that to remain longer in the Union would subject them to continuance of a disparaging discrimination, submission to which would be inconsistent with their welfare, and intolerable to a proud people. They therefore determined to sever its bounds and established a new Confederacy for themselves.

  3. Carl DeHaven:

    In Da' Beginning To most of us...Infinity is a thing ahead of us. In reality it's both ahead and behind us. Some suggest that "in the beginning there was God". Others tell us a "big Bang" occurred. Some say an understanding of a beginning is not possible. Our calendar started on A.D. and we mark time bother before and after that day. Beginnings have endings. Could be there's no beginnings or endings. One of the aspects of existence is that of "continuance". Motive determines whether what we begin with be beneficial or not. Could be best to think a bit before we......begin. KnowyerLoved, CWD

  4. Dutch Migration Minister Klaas Dijkhoff:

    Currently, the temporary border measures can be taken only for a limited period of six months. But the unprecedented influx of asylum seekers, which compelled member states to take these measures nationally, have not decreased yet, so member states invited the (European) Commission to prepare the legal and practical basis for the continuance of temporary border measures through Article 26 of the Schengen border code.

  5. Rudy Giuliani:

    When I first got involved, I would have told you not testifying would be the right legal strategy but then hurt politically, now I'm thinking the continuance of the investigation would actually help because people are getting tired of it, and( the President) needs something to energize his voters because the Democrats look like they're energized. Nothing would energize( Republicans) more than,' Let's save the President.'.

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