Examples of discontinue in a Sentence
He discontinued his visits to the psychiatrist.
She chose to discontinue her studies.
The company has announced that the current model will be discontinued next year.
They are planning to discontinue bus service between the two towns.
Recent Examples of discontinue from the Web
According to the father, Selena's recent step back into the spotlight following her kidney surgery is what has reignited his calls for the show to be discontinued.
Highlights: Redesigned and renamed for 2017, the Pacifica is the newest generation of Chrysler’s minivan line, and the only remaining model, as the Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan versions have been discontinued.
Francis Bielli, the board’s executive director, said the city was slammed with a record number of DROP applications in 2011, likely due to intense media coverage and concern over whether the program would be discontinued.
If your plan is discontinued for 2018, you'll be automatically enrolled in another plan.
Such plans, common before the ACA, can be priced based on the insured’s health status and can be discontinued if that status changes, Claxton said.
The surveillance started during an FBI investigation into Manafort's work in Ukraine and was discontinued for lack of evidence at some point in 2016.
But even after left-hand-drive versions were discontinued, sales went on in Japan—until now, that is.
An effort is underway to bring back the peer jury program that was discontinued July 25 by Downers Grove Township.
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Origin and Etymology of discontinue
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbreak, break off, break up, can [slang], cease, cut off, cut out, desist (from), stop, drop, end, give over, halt, knock off, lay off, leave off, pack (up or in), quit, shut off
Antonymscarry on, continue, keep, keep up, maintain
Related Wordscomplete, conclude, finish; close (down); deactivate; block, blockade, dam, delay, detain, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, kibosh, obstruct, stem; call, suspend; arrest, brake, check, clamp down, rein (in), squash, squelch, stamp, stanch (or staunch), stunt, suppress, turn back; pause, stay, suspend; abolish, abort, annul, demolish, destroy, dissolve, kill, ruin, scuttle, snuff
Near Antonymscarry on, continue, follow through (with), keep up, run on; advance, proceed, progress; actuate, drive, impel, propel, stir
Synonym Discussion of discontinue
- stopped at the red light
- by nightfall the fighting had ceased
- the engine faltered, sputtered, then quit altogether
- we have discontinued the manufacture of that item
- desisted from further efforts to persuade them
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