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discontinue

 
Verb discontinue has 3 senses
  1. discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off - put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
    Antonyms: continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve
    Derived forms: noun discontinuation1, noun discontinuance1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s VERB-ing
  2. discontinue - come or be at an end; "the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31"
    --2 is one way to
    end, stop, finish, terminate, cease
    Antonyms: continue, go on, proceed, go along, keep
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. break, break off, discontinue, stop - prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negociations"
    --3 is one way to end, terminate
    Derived form: noun discontinuation1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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