ceasing (part of speech: verb)
giving up (part of speech: verb)
giving up, withdrawing
resigning (part of speech: verb)
curtailing (part of speech: verb)
abandoning (part of speech: verb)
- Kumodini Babu also thought of discontinuing the market which had been the fount and origin of his misfortunes. - "Tales of Bengal", S. B. Banerjea.
- Nor was Hedrick more deeply depressed by the certainty that both public and domestic scandal must soon arise from the inevitable revelation of his discontinuing his attendance at school without mentioning this important change of career at home. - "The Flirt", Booth Tarkington.
- Again, in the commencement of a diarrhoea, a warm bath, and discontinuing the cause of the attack, will alone suffice to cure; and, more- over, in the protracted diarrhoea attendant upon teething, where, after various remedies have been tried in vain, the child has lost flesh and strength to an apparently hopeless degree, Recovery has been brought about by the simple use of the warm bath. - "The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease.", Thomas Bull, M.D..