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
A spokeswoman for the club said the brochure has been discontinued.
With its bulky size and high price point, the Hi-Fi flopped and was discontinued within 18 months of launching.
An Amazon spokeswoman confirmed the show’s cancellation, but didn’t go into the reasons why it was discontinued.
The 63-year-old coach was hired at Oregon in 2007 to help restore a program that was discontinued in Eugene in 1981.
The practice of holding a Memorial Day ceremony was started in the late 1860s by local Civil War veterans who served in the Grand Army of the Republic, Elgin historian Jerry Turnquist said, but some wanted to discontinue it in 1892.
But without funding from the federal government, this research may be discontinued.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation filed a lawsuit in January joining two parents of district students in calling for the program to be discontinued.
In April, Microsoft discontinued music sales on MSN Music.
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Origin and Etymology of discontinue
Middle English, from Anglo-French discontinuer, from Medieval Latin discontinuare, from Latin dis- + continuare to continue
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of discontinue
DISCONTINUE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of discontinue for English Language Learners
: to end (something)
: to stop making or offering (a product, service, etc.)
DISCONTINUE Defined for Kids
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