discontinue

  • 1 discontinue — ● discontinue nom féminin Consonne réalisée avec une interruption de l écoulement du flux d air. (Les occlusives [t], [p], et la vibrante [r] sont des discontinues.) ● [b]discontinue (synonymes) nom féminin Consonne réalisée avec une interruption …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Discontinue — Dis con*tin ue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discontinued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discontinuing}.] [Cf. F. discontinuer.] To interrupt the continuance of; to intermit, as a practice or habit; to put an end to; to cause to cease; to cease using, to stop; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Discontinue — Dis con*tin ue, v. i. 1. To lose continuity or cohesion of parts; to be disrupted or broken off. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To be separated or severed; to part. [1913 Webster] Thyself shalt discontinue from thine heritage. Jer. xvii. 4. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 discontinue — I (abandon) verb abolish, abort, abrogate, abstain, annul, apostatize, arrest, break, break off, bring to a close, bring to an end, call off, cancel, cause a discontinuance, cease, cease using, check, close, complete, conclude, consummate, demit …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 discontinue — dis‧con‧tin‧ue [ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjuː] verb [transitive] to stop doing, making, or providing something that you have regularly done, made, or provided until now: • The guitar manufacturer discontinued almost their entire range to concentrate on the… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 6 discontinué — discontinué, ée (di skon ti nu é, ée) part. passé. •   Les jeux longtemps discontinués, BOSSUET Hist. I, 6 …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 7 discontinue — late 14c., from O.Fr. discontinuer (14c.), from M.L. discontinuare, from dis not (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + L. continuare to continue (see CONTINUE (Cf. continue)). Related: Discontinued; discontinuity; discontinuous; discont …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 discontinue — desist, cease, *stop, quit Analogous words: suspend, intermit, stay (see DEFER): *arrest, check, interrupt Antonyms: continue …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 discontinue — [v] prevent activity from going on abandon, bag it*, blow off*, break off*, call it quits, cease, close, desist, disconnect, disjoin, dissever, disunite, drop, end, finish, give over, give up, halt, interpose, interrupt, intervene, kill, knock… …

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  • 10 discontinué — Discontinué, [discontinu]ée. part. Il a les sig. de son verbe …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 11 discontinue — ► VERB (discontinues, discontinued, discontinuing) ▪ stop doing, providing, or making. DERIVATIVES discontinuation noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 discontinue — [dis΄kən tin′yo͞o] vt. discontinued, discontinuing [ME discontinuen < OFr discontinuer < ML discontinuare: see DIS & CONTINUE] 1. to stop using, doing, etc.; cease; give up 2. Law to effect a discontinuance of (a suit) vi. to stop; end SYN …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 discontinue — discontinuer, n. /dis keuhn tin yooh/, v., discontinued, discontinuing. v.t. 1. to put an end to; stop; terminate: to discontinue nuclear testing. 2. to cease to take, use, subscribe to, etc.: to discontinue a newspaper. 3. Law. to terminate or… …

    Universalium

  • 14 discontinue — [[t]dɪ̱skəntɪ̱njuː[/t]] discontinues, discontinuing, discontinued 1) VERB If you discontinue something that you have been doing regularly, you stop doing it. [FORMAL] [V n] Do not discontinue the treatment without consulting your doctor. [Also V… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 discontinue — UK [ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjuː] / US [ˌdɪskənˈtɪnju] verb [transitive] Word forms discontinue : present tense I/you/we/they discontinue he/she/it discontinues present participle discontinuing past tense discontinued past participle discontinued 1) to stop… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 discontinue — verb /dɪskənˈtɪnju/ To stop a process; especially as regards commercial productions; to stop producing, making, or supplying something. They plan to discontinue that design …

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  • 17 discontinue — verb Discontinue is used with these nouns as the object: ↑treatment, ↑use …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 discontinue — [c]/dɪskənˈtɪnju / (say diskuhn tinyooh) verb (discontinued, discontinuing) –verb (t) 1. to cause to cease; put an end to. 2. to cease to take, use, etc.: to discontinue a newspaper. 3. Law to terminate or abandon (a suit, etc.). –verb (i) 4. to… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 discontinue — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French discontinuer, from Medieval Latin discontinuare, from Latin dis + continuare to continue Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to break the continuity of ; cease to operate …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 discontinue — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abjure, abort, belay, break, break off, break the habit, cancel, cease, come off, cut it out, cut out, desist, disarrange, disjoin, disuse, drop, drop it, end, forswear, give, give over, give up, halt, have… …

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