dis·con·tin·ue / ˌdiskənˈtinyoō/ • v. (-tin·ues , -tin·ued , -tin·u·ing ) [tr.] cease doing or providing (something), typically something provided on a regular basis: he discontinued his visits the ferry service was discontinued by the proprietors. ∎ (usu. be discontinued) stop making (a particular product): their current top-of-the-range running shoe is being discontinued | [as adj.] (discontinued) discontinued fabrics. ∎ cease taking (medication or a medical treatment): many women wish to discontinue antidepressants during pregnancy. ∎ cease taking (a newspaper or periodical) or paying (a subscription). DERIVATIVES: dis·con·tin·u·ance / -yoōəns/ n. dis·con·tin·u·a·tion / -ˌtinyoōˈāshən/ n.
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