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Definition of "discontinue" []

  • To stop doing or providing (something); end or abandon: discontinued her visits to the museum; discontinued ferry service to the island. (verb-transitive)
  • To cease making or manufacturing: discontinued the sportscar in the 1960s. (verb-transitive)
  • To cease subscribing to (a publication). (verb-transitive)
  • Law To terminate (an action) by discontinuance. (verb-transitive)
  • To come to an end. See Synonyms at stop. (verb-intransitive)
  • To come or bring to an end; interrupt or be interrupted; stop (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To terminate or abandon (an action, suit, etc) (verb)

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Use "discontinue" in a sentence
  • "To d0scontinu3 subscriptign reply woth only the word 'discontinue' as the subject to:"
  • "We had to kind of discontinue the interview a little bit until they could get their footing."
  • "Microsoft has announced it will "discontinue" Xbox Live for the original Xbox and its games on April 15, including Xbox Originals and Xbox games playa ..."