Meaning of discontinue

dis•con•tin•ue

Pronunciation: (dis"kun-tin'y), [key]
— v., -tin•ued, -tin•u•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to put an end to; stop; terminate: to discontinue nuclear testing.
  2. to cease to take, use, subscribe to, etc.: to discontinue a newspaper.
  3. to terminate or abandon (a suit, claim, or the like).
—v.i.
  1. to come to an end or stop; cease; desist.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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