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
Colt’s discontinued second-shift operations of bolts and bolt carriers and laid off about 54 workers in October 2016, the UAW said.
Since then, news reports have suggested that customers aren’t buying as many iPhone Xs as Apple had expected and that the company will discontinue production this summer, which is earlier than anticipated.
About 16 years after it was discontinued, the Toyota Supra sports car zoomed back into the automotive spotlight Tuesday at the Geneva Motor Show.
As Reader's Digest reports, the symbol indicates that the product is being discontinued.
The vehicle allegedly eluded officers in the area of 99th Street and Holmes Road but police say attempts to stop the vehicle were discontinued before the crash happened.
Gas service will be discontinued for up to three weeks to about 2,800 homes northwest of downtown as gas lines are replaced and other work is done by more than 120 Atmos Energy crews, authorities said at a news conference.
That means college students, hospitals and people with disabilities will have to wait three more months to find out if their scholarships and government services are being discontinued.
Johnson claims that Lopez discontinued her juicing and raw vegan diet when she was diagnosed again and decided to receive chemotherapy.
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Origin and Etymology of discontinue
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
hang it up, have done (with);
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
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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