Synonyms for continuous

Synonyms for (adjective) continuous

Synonyms: uninterrupted, continuous

Definition: continuing in time or space without interruption

Usage: a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light- James Jeans; a continuous bout of illness lasting six months; lived in continuous fear; a continuous row of warehouses; a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it; moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks

Similar words: day-and-night, round-the-clock, around-the-clock, nonstop

Definition: at all times

Usage: around-the-clock nursing care


Similar words: never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, incessant, constant, ceaseless, unremitting

Definition: uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing

Usage: the ceaseless thunder of surf; in constant pain; night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city; the never-ending search for happiness; the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy; man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation; unremitting demands of hunger


Similar words: continual

Definition: `continual' (meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably with `continuous' (meaning without interruption)


Similar words: dogging, persisting

Definition: relentless and indefatigable in pursuit or as if in pursuit

Usage: impossible to escape the dogging fears


Similar words: endless

Definition: having the ends united so as to form a continuous whole

Usage: an endless chain


Similar words: free burning, sustained

Definition: (of an electric arc) continuous

Usage: heat transfer to the anode in free burning arcs


Similar words: straight, consecutive

Definition: successive (without a break)

Usage: sick for five straight days


Similar words: sustained

Definition: maintained at length without interruption or weakening

Usage: sustained flight