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  • To stop a process; especially as regards commercial productions; to stop producing, making, or supplying something.
         They plan to discontinue that design.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Dis`con*tin"ue (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discontinued (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Discontinuing.] [Cf. F. discontinuer.] To interrupt the continuance of; to intermit, as a practice or habit; to put an end to; to cause to cease; to cease using, to stop; to leave off.

Set up their conventicles again, which had been discontinued.
Bp. Burnet.

I have discontinued school
Above a twelvemonth.
Shak.

Taught the Greek tongue, discontinued before in these parts the space of seven hundred years.
Daniel.

They modify and discriminate the voice, without appearing to discontinue it.
Holder.

Dis`con*tin"ue, v. i. 1. To lose continuity or cohesion of parts; to be disrupted or broken off. Bacon.

2. To be separated or severed; to part.

Thyself shalt discontinue from thine heritage.
Jer. xvii. 4.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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