CONTINENT MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Continent Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) That which contains anything; a receptacle.
  2. (a.) One of the grand divisions of land on the globe; the main land; specifically (Phys. Geog.), a large body of land differing from an island, not merely in its size, but in its structure, which is that of a large basin bordered by mountain chains; as, the continent of North America.
  3. (a.) Abstaining from sexual intercourse; exercising restraint upon the sexual appetite; esp., abstaining from illicit sexual intercourse; chaste.
  4. (a.) Serving to restrain or limit; restraining; opposing.
  5. (a.) Not interrupted; connected; continuous; as, a continent fever.
  6. (a.) Exercising restraint as to the indulgence of desires or passions; temperate; moderate.


Synonyms:
Celibate,

• Continental Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Of or pertaining to the confederated colonies collectively, in the time of the Revolutionary War; as, Continental money.
  2. (n.) A soldier in the Continental army, or a piece of the Continental currency. See Continental, a., 3.
  3. (a.) Of or pertaining to a continent.
  4. (a.) Of or pertaining to the main land of Europe, in distinction from the adjacent islands, especially England; as, a continental tour; a continental coalition.


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