Discontinue

Definition of Discontinue

Dis`con`tin´ue
v. t.1.To interrupt the continuance of; to intermit, as a practice or habit; to put an end to; to cause to cease; to cease using, to stop; to leave off.
[imp. & p. p. Discontinued ; p. pr. & vb. n. Discontinuing.]
Set up their conventicles again, which had been discontinued.
- Bp. Burnet.
They modify and discriminate the voice, without appearing to discontinue it.
- Holder.
v. i.1.To lose continuity or cohesion of parts; to be disrupted or broken off.
2.To be separated or severed; to part.
Thyself shalt discontinue from thine heritage.
- Jer. xvii. 4.

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abandon, abjure, abort, belay, break, break off, break the habit, cancel, come off, cut it out, cut out, desist, disarrange, disjoin, disuse, drop, drop it, forswear, give, give over, give up, halt, have done with, hold, interrupt, kick, knock it off, lay off, leave off, let go, nol-pros, not pursue with, put behind one, quit, refrain, relinquish, renounce, resign, scrub, shake, surcease, swear off, take the pledge, terminate, throw off, waive
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