1. To carry forward; SYN. persist in.
2. To continue a certain state, condition, or activity; SYN. go on, proceed, go along, keep on, keep.
3. To continue after an interruption.
4. To keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; SYN. uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve.
5. To exist over a prolonged period of time.
6. To continue to speak: he continued,; SYN. go on, carry on, proceed.
1. To keep informed; SYN. keep abreast, follow.
2. To maintain a required pace or level
1. To persist or continue
2. To be long; in time; SYN. endure.
1. To stay behind; SYN. remain, stay.
2. To be insistent in the repetition or pressing of an utterance (as a question or an opinion)
3. To continue to exist especially past a usual, expected, or normal time
1. To carry further or advance; SYN. follow up on, act on.
2. To follow in or as if in pursuit; SYN. follow.
1. To assume anew
2. To return to a previous location or condition:; SYN. take up.
3. To take up or begin anew; SYN. restart.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: stood).
1. To be standing; be upright; SYN. stand up.
2. To put into an upright position; SYN. stand up, place upright.
3. To occupy a place or location, also metaphorically.
4. To have or maintain a position or stand on an issue.
5. To hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; SYN. remain firm.
6. To be tall; have a height of; copula.
7. To be in some specified state or condition.
8. To be in effect; be or remain in force.
9. To remain inactive, as of a car in a garage, or not flowing, as of water.
10. To be available for stud services, of male domestic animals such as stallions.