What does continue mean?

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  1. (transitive) to proceed with (doing an activity); to prolong (an activity)
  2. (transitive) to make last; to prolong
  3. (transitive) to retain (someone or something) in a given state, position, etc.
  4. (intransitive) To remain in a given place or condition; to remain in connection with; to abide; to stay.
  5. (intransitive) to resume
  6. (transitive, law) to adjourn, prorogue, put off
  7. (poker) to make a continuation bet
  1. (video game) an option allowing a gamer to resume play after game over, when all lives have been lost.
  2. (programming) a statement which causes a loop to start executing the next iteration, skipping the statements following it
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