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synonyms for discontinuing

  • abandon
  • break off
  • cease
  • give up
  • halt
  • interrupt
  • quit
  • suspend
  • terminate
  • close
  • desist
  • disconnect
  • disjoin
  • dissever
  • disunite
  • drop
  • end
  • finish
  • interpose
  • intervene
  • kill
  • part
  • pause
  • scrub
  • separate
  • stop
  • bag it
  • blow off
  • call it quits
  • give over
  • knock off
  • leave off
  • put an end to
  • refrain from
  • surcease
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antonyms for discontinuing

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  • begin
  • complete
  • continue
  • go
  • initiate
  • start
  • bear
  • commence
  • connect
  • create
  • give birth
  • join
  • restart
  • unite
  • carry on
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How to use discontinuing in a sentence

There is the same reason for discontinuing to obey a bad law as there is for annulling it and substituting for it a better.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
The priests made an effort to acquire the control by discontinuing the monarchy.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
Without discontinuing his hurried feeding of his smoldering piece, Shelby looked up.
THE REVOLT OF THE STAR MENRAYMOND GALLUN
I have been a reader of your paper for some time, but if this sort of thing continues I shall feel very much like discontinuing.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
Raper heard the words without even discontinuing to write, and merely muttered a brief "Very well," in reply.
SIR JASPER CAREWCHARLES JAMES LEVER
She did not know Grace had received the letter with its plea for discontinuing the friendly relationship.
THE GIRL SCOUTS AT CAMP COMALONGLILLIAN GARIS
Hurel smiled without discontinuing; the heavy steps of the waiters resounded over the flooring.
BOUVARD AND PCUCHETGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
If there is an objection to discontinuing until the end of the year I will, of course, take it till then.
LETTERS AND LITERARY MEMORIALS OF SAMUEL J. TILDEN, V. 1SAMUEL J. TILDEN
I think the suggestion you make, of discontinuing proceedings against Mr. McKee, a very proper one.
THE PAPERS AND WRITINGS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME SIXABRAHAM LINCOLN
He remarked, that he continued to take a little snuff for about four months after discontinuing smoking and chewing.
AN ESSAY ON THE INFLUENCE OF TOBACCO UPON LIFE AND HEALTHR. D. MUSSEY
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