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Another word for discontinue

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  1. To prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

      1. To bring or come to an end; stop.
      2. Cessation.
      1. To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up:
      2. To constrict (an opening or orifice):
      3. To obstruct or block passage on (a road, for example).
      1. To continue to be in a place or condition:
      2. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
      3. To linger or wait in order to do or experience something:
      1. A compartment for one domestic animal in a barn or shed.
      2. A booth, cubicle, or stand used by a vendor, as at a market.
      3. A small compartment:
      1. A suspension of movement or progress, especially a temporary one:
      2. To cause to stop:
      3. To stop; pause:
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.
      1. To put an end to; discontinue:
      2. To come to an end; stop:
      3. To stop performing an activity or action; desist:
      1. To secure or make fast (a rope, for example) by winding on a cleat or pin.
      2. To provide security to (a climber) by paying out or drawing in rope, often through a braking device, in readiness to break a potential fall.
      3. To cause to stop.
      1. To stop; check:
      2. To seize and hold under the authority of law.
      3. To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
  2. To stop suddenly, as a conversation, activity, or relationship

    See also:

    continue

  3. To come to a cessation

      1. To bring or come to an end; stop.
      2. Cessation.
      1. To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up:
      2. To constrict (an opening or orifice):
      3. To obstruct or block passage on (a road, for example).
      1. A compartment for one domestic animal in a barn or shed.
      2. A booth, cubicle, or stand used by a vendor, as at a market.
      3. A small compartment:
      1. To cease or discontinue:
      2. To resign from or relinquish:
      3. To depart from; leave:
      1. (idiomatic) to omit
      2. (informal) To desist; to cease.
      3. (intransitive)
      1. A suspension of movement or progress, especially a temporary one:
      2. To cause to stop:
      3. To stop; pause:
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.
      1. To put an end to; discontinue:
      2. To come to an end; stop:
      3. To stop performing an activity or action; desist:
      1. To secure or make fast (a rope, for example) by winding on a cleat or pin.
      2. To provide security to (a climber) by paying out or drawing in rope, often through a braking device, in readiness to break a potential fall.
      3. To cause to stop.
      1. To stop; check:
      2. To seize and hold under the authority of law.
      3. To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
  4. To cease trying to accomplish or continue

      1. (of an employer) To dismiss (workers) from employment, e.g. at a time of low business volume, often with a severance package.
      2. (of a bookmaker) To place all or part of a bet with another bookmaker in order to reduce risk.
      3. (idiomatic) To cease, quit, stop (doing something).
      1. (idiomatic) To quit or cease completely, or to promise to quit, as of a bad habit.
      1. To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up:
      2. To constrict (an opening or orifice):
      3. To obstruct or block passage on (a road, for example).
      1. To transmit (money) in payment.
      2. To refrain from exacting (a tax or penalty, for example); cancel.
      3. To pardon; forgive:
      1. To give up or abandon (control of something or a claim, for example).
      2. To put aside or desist from (something practiced, professed, or intended); stop doing or adhering to.
      3. To let go; surrender:
      1. To cease or discontinue:
      2. To resign from or relinquish:
      3. To depart from; leave:
      1. (idiomatic) to omit
      2. (informal) To desist; to cease.
      3. (intransitive)
      1. A term used to describe a transaction between three brokers in which one does not use his/her name. For example, a broker receives a buy order that he or she can’t transact. The broker asks a second broker to handle the order. So the second broker buys the stock from a third broker on behalf of the first broker’s client. The transaction is recorded in the records of the firms and exchange as if the first broker was never involved. A term used to describe a transaction between three brokers in which one does not use his/her name. For example, a broker receives a buy order that he or she can’t transact. The broker asks a second broker to handle the order. So the second broker buys the stock from a third broker on behalf of the first broker’s client. The transaction is recorded in the records of the firms and exchange as if the first broker was never involved.
      1. To cease doing something.
      1. To end abruptly, either temporarily or permanently.
      2. To remove a piece from a whole by breaking or snapping
      3. The first shot in a game of snooker or other cue-game
      1. To withdraw one's support or help from, especially in spite of duty, allegiance, or responsibility; desert:
      2. To give up by leaving or ceasing to operate or inhabit, especially as a result of danger or other impending threat:
      3. To surrender one's claim to, right to, or interest in; give up entirely:

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