Definition of recontinue in English:


Pronunciation /ˌrɪːkənˈtɪnjuː/


  • To go on again with (a discontinued action, occupation, state, etc.); to resume.


Early 16th century; earliest use found in Assembly of the Gods. From re- + continue, after Middle French recontinuer (13th cent in Old French; also in Anglo-Norman in senses ‘to hold a meeting of (a specified body) again’, (in legal use) ‘to be in force again’; French recontinuer; now rare).