Discontinue - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjuː|  American pronunciation of the word discontinue
Brit.  |dɪskənˈtɪnjuː|  British pronunciation of the word discontinue


- put an end to a state or an activity (syn: cease, give up, lay off, quit, stop)
- come to or be at an end
the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31
- prevent completion (syn: break, break off, stop)

Extra examples

He discontinued his visits to the psychiatrist.

She chose to discontinue her studies.

The company has announced that the current model will be discontinued next year.

They are planning to discontinue bus service between the two towns.

The publication of his new novel will be discontinued.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: discontinue
he/she/it: discontinues
present participle: discontinuing
past tense: discontinued
past participle: discontinued
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