Associations to the word «Continuance»

Wiktionary

CONTINUANCE, noun. (uncountable) The action of continuing.
CONTINUANCE, noun. (countable) (legal) An order issued by a court granting a postponement of a legal proceeding for a set period.

Dictionary definition

CONTINUANCE, noun. The act of continuing an activity without interruption.
CONTINUANCE, noun. The period of time during which something continues.
CONTINUANCE, noun. The property of enduring or continuing in time.

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky