Definition of discontinue:
disclose, bar, give away, let out, retract, stop over, better, die, stall, foreswear, block, come off, depart from, forgo, blockade, unwrap, infract, founder, drop out, collapse, depart, get out, part with, break-dance, finish, offend, give, go against, transgress, barricade, break out, discover, break up, kick downstairs, expose, break short, chip, retire from, knap, separate, abjure, bump, continue, break, bankrupt, block up, swear off, repudiate, fall apart, belay, throw overboard, deliver, surcease, intermit, fail, ruin, cede, quit, release, spare, turn back, forego, cut off, free, relegate, give way, break off, hold back, kick, part, breach, snap off, leave office, furlough, split up, fracture, cease, develop, demote, soften, break away, arrest, bust, cave in, conk out, cast off, drop by the wayside, throw in the towel, block off, burst, give up, bring out, damp, contain, cut short, leave off, intercept, divulge, violate, withdraw from, chip off, step down, allow, let on, give out, crack, kibosh, break in, forfeit, erupt, waive, chuck up the sponge, take leave, fall by the wayside, dispense with, check, stop, smash, lay off, reveal, wear out, throw in, go bad, forswear, get around, dampen, recant, recrudesce, weaken, fall in, go, split, come apart, hold on, wear, break down.
- cease (part of speech: verb)
- ceases (part of speech: verb)
- abandon (part of speech: verb)
- curtail (part of speech: verb)
- resign (part of speech: verb)
- give up (part of speech: verb)
- "The Haskalah Movement in Russia", Jacob S. Raisin.
As Gertrude pondered the distressing results of every visit, she half hoped he would discontinue them, believing that their feelings would be less wounded by a total separation than by interviews which must leave on the mind of each a still greater sense of estrangement.- "The Lamplighter", Maria S. Cummins.
- "The Siege of the Seven Suitors", Meredith Nicholson.