[ verb ] put an end to a state or an activity
"Quit teasing your little brother"
Used in print(Successful Farming, 59:12...)
Discontinue medication 48 hours before slaughter .(U.S. Reports. Volume 364. Cases Adjudged in the...)
On April 1 , 1953 , after some six months of full-time `` pioneering '' , petitioner discontinued devoting 100 hours a month to preaching , but failed to so notify his local board .
[ verb ] come or be at an end
"the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31"
Used in print(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)
On Feb. 12 , 1959 , purified corticotropin ( ACTH_Gel ) , 20 units daily intramuscularly , was started but had_to be discontinued 3 weeks later because of excessive fluid retention .