verb (used with object), dis·con·tin·ued, dis·con·tin·u·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·con·tin·ued, dis·con·tin·u·ing.
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Origin of discontinue
synonym study for discontinue
OTHER WORDS FROM discontinuedis·con·tin·u·er, nounun·dis·con·tin·ued, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for discontinue
Sorties by nuclear-capable bombers had been discontinued in 1992 as the Cold War came to an end, but Putin resumed them in 2007.
More recently, the carrier-mounted radar has been discontinued and surface combatants will have ARPDD.Tomorrow’s Stealthy Subs Could Sink America’s Navy|Bill Sweetman|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shortly after Holder's decision on the FBI, Bratton has discontinued a high profile unit in the NYPD's own surveillance program.Was it Justice or Politics that Killled the NYPD Muslim Spy Unit?|Azi Paybarah|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the product was discontinued in 2006 after consumers lost interest.
Bloomberg has said it has discontinued allowing reporters to access subscriber information.
As Hillard never received any answer to his personal, he discontinued it.The Lure of the Mask|Harold MacGrath
In fact, the demand for instruction was so great among the Canadian troops there that the work could not be discontinued.
The practice of allowing them rations and forage was discontinued.The Life of George Washington, Vol. 3 (of 5)|John Marshall
Shall I tell you why—or perhaps one of the chief reasons why—the search was discontinued?Chatterbox, 1906|Various
It is greatly to be regretted that the use of the "handle-ball" has been discontinued.Told by the Death's Head|Mr Jkai