Discontinue Dis`con*tin"ue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discontinued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discontinuing}.] [Cf. F. discontinuer.] 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. [1913 Webster]

Set up their conventicles again, which had been discontinued. --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster]

I have discontinued school Above a twelvemonth. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Taught the Greek tongue, discontinued before in these parts the space of seven hundred years. --Daniel. [1913 Webster]

They modify and discriminate the voice, without appearing to discontinue it. --Holder. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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