Definition of continuance:
standing, continue, time, length, continuation, endurance, examination, eternity, stability, continuity, closing argument, sequel, consistency, life, good continuation, life span, continuum, defense, evidence, exhibit, habeas corpus, persistency, durability, appearance, subsistence, run, constancy, continuousness, abidance, ceaselessness, case, date, survival, permanence, preservation, deposition, lifetime, duration, law of continuation, longevity, lengthiness.
On June 2, 1857, Mrs. Hope- Scott gave birth to a son and heir, Walter Michael, which was cause of rejoicing, not only to the whole Scottish nation, but wherever the English language is spoken, as promise of the continuance of the name and the line of Scotland's greatest literary glory.- "Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2", Robert Ornsby.
Up betimes, and by water to Charing Cross, and so to W. Coventry, and there talked a little with him, and thence over the Park to White Hall, and there did a little business at the Treasury, and so to the Duke, and there present Balty to the Duke of York and a letter from the Board to him about him, and the Duke of York is mightily pleased with him, and I doubt not his continuance in employment, which I am glad of.- "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
No man can possibly hold the continuance of personal identity to be an indisputable fact, because there is no sort of direct evidence on the subject; and indeed all the evidence that exists is rather against the belief than for it.- "At Large", Arthur Christopher Benson.