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discontinue

dis·con·tin·ue

discontinue

pronunciation:
dIs kn tIn yu
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: discontinued, discontinues, discontinuing
definition 1: to stop or put an end to.
synonyms:
end, halt, stop, terminate
antonyms:
continue, maintain
similar words:
can, cancel, cease, dissolve, sever, stay, suspend
definition 2: to give up or stop taking or using.
synonyms:
cease, quit, stop
antonyms:
continue
similar words:
abandon, cut out, drop, end, forgo, suspend, terminate
definition 3: to cause (a legal action) to end.
similar words:
halt, stay, terminate
definition 4: to stop producing or providing as a service.
The fashion house has discontinued its line of affordable clothing.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to come to an end; to cease.
This sale will discontinue next week.
synonyms:
cease, end, halt, stop, terminate
antonyms:
continue
similar words:
desist, quit
derivation: discontinuer (n.)