discontinue

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Synonyms for discontinue

Synonyms for discontinue

to prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

to stop suddenly, as a conversation, activity, or relationship

Synonyms for discontinue

References in classic literature ?
Examine thy customs of diet, sleep, exercise, apparel, and the like; and try, in any thing thou shalt judge hurtful, to discontinue it, by little and little; but so, as if thou dost find any inconvenience by the change, thou come back to it again: for it is hard to distinguish that which is generally held good and wholesome, from that which is good particularly, and fit for thine own body.
I thought that it would always depend upon me to follow up or discontinue this prosecution.
This program of furtive meetings in the hills would have to discontinue.
Again the fiat of the Plutocracy went forth, and the small business men and manufacturers swamped him with a flood of notices that he must discontinue running their old advertisements.
One must discontinue being feasted upon when one tasteth best: that is known by those who want to be long loved.