Definition of “continue” - Learner’s Dictionary

continue

verb us uk /kənˈtɪnjuː/ present participle continuing, past tense and past participle continued
Extra Examples
The noise continued for two solid hours.The weather continues to be unsettled.Police are continuing their search for the missing girl.If the problem continues, we'll have to do something about it.Education standards are continuing to fall.
NEVER STOP [ I, T ]

B1 to keep happening, existing, or doing something:

[ + to do sth ] It continued to snow heavily for three days.
[ + doing sth ] Ann continued working part-time until June.
BEGIN AGAIN [ T ]

B1 to start doing or saying something again, after stopping for a short period:

We'll have to continue this discussion tomorrow.
"Ever since then," he continued, "I've been afraid of heights."
continue along/down/up, etc

to go further in a particular direction:

Continue down the road until you reach Walnut Street.

(Definition of “continue” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)