Definition for DIS-CON-TIN'UE

DIS-CON-TIN'UE, v.t. [dis and continue.]

  1. To leave off; to cause to cease, as a practice or habit; to stop; to put an end to; as, to discontinue the intemperate use of spirits. Inveterate customs are not discontinued without inconvenience. The depredations of our commerce were not to be discontinued. – T. Pickering.
  2. To break off; to interrupt.
  3. To cease to take or receive; as, to discontinue a daily paper.

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