From the past participle of Latin continuare.


continuate (comparative more continuate, superlative most continuate)

  1. (obsolete) Continuous; uninterrupted; continued without break or interruption.
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy: [], 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970:
      , I.iii.1.2:
      Childish in some, terrible in others; to be derided in one, pitied or admired in another; to him by fits, to a second continuate: and howsoever these symptoms be common and incident to all persons, yet they are the most remarkable, frequent, furious, and violent in melancholy men.
    • c. 1605-1608, William Shakespeare, Timon of Athens
      An untirable and continuate goodness.
    • (Can we date this quote by Hooker and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      We are of Him and in Him, even as though our very flesh and bones should be made continuate with his.
  2. (obsolete) Chronic; long-lasting; long-continued.





  1. second-person plural present indicative of continuare
  2. second-person plural imperative of continuare
  3. feminine plural of continuato




  1. second-person plural present active imperative of continuō