• Discontinue


    • IPA: /dɪskənˈtɪnju/


    From Old French discontinuer.

    Full definition of discontinue


    1. To interrupt the continuance of; to put an end to, especially as regards commercial productions; to stop producing, making, or supplying something.They plan to discontinue that design.
      • ShakespeareI have discontinued school
        Above a twelvemonth.
      • DanielTaught the Greek tongue, discontinued before in these parts the space of seven hundred years.
      • HolderThey modify and discriminate the voice, without appearing to discontinue it.
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