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English adjective: continent

1. continent having control over urination and defecation


Antonymsincontinent

2. continent abstaining from sexual intercourse


SamplesCelibate priests.


Synonymscelibate


Similarchaste


Antonymsunchaste


English noun: continent

1. continent (object) one of the large landmasses of the earth


SamplesThere are seven continents.
Pioneers had to cross the continent on foot.


Broader (hypernym)land mass, landmass


Instance hyponymAfrica, Antarctic continent, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Eurasia, Europe, Gondwanaland, Laurasia, North America, Pangaea, Pangea, South America


Part holonymcraton, subcontinent

2. Continent (location) the European mainland


SamplesEnglishmen like to visit the Continent but they wouldn't like to live there.


Instance hypernymmainland


Part meronymEurope









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