Pronunciation: (dis"kun-tin'yOO), [key]
—v., -tin•ued, -tin•u•ing.
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 abandon (a suit, claim, or the like).
to come to an end or stop; cease; desist.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.