I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

VII. CHANGE

1. SIMPLE CHANGE

Continuance in action.

[Antonyms: cessation.]

[Nouns] continuance, continuation; run; perpetuation, prolongation; persistence (perserverance) [more]; repetition [more].

[Verbs] continue, persist; go on, jog on, keep on, run on, hold on; abide, keep, pursue, stick to its course, take its course, maintain its course; carry on, keep up.

sustain, uphold, hold up, keep on foot; follow up, perpetuate; maintain; preserve. [more]; harp upon (repeat) [more].

keep going, keep alive, keep the pot boiling, keep up the ball, keep up the good work; die in harness, die with one's boots on; hold on the even tenor of one's way, pursue the even tenor of one's way.

let be; stare super antiquas vias; quieta non movere; let things take their course; stare decisis [jurisprudence].

[Adjectives] continuing; uninterrupted, unintermitting, unvarying, unshifting; unreversed, unstopped, unrevoked, unvaried; sustained; undying (perpetual) [more]; inconvertible.

[Interjections] keep it up! go to it! right away! right on! attaboy!

[Phrases] nolumus leges Angliae mutari ["We do not wish the laws of England to be changed" (Latin)]; vestigia nulla retrorsum [Horace. "No tracks (going) backwards" (Latin)]; labitur et albetur [Horace].

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