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discontinue

(Abandon), verb abolish, abort, 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, desist, desist from, destroy, discard, disconnect, disjoin, dismiss, dissever, dissolve, drop, end, expire, finish, forfeit, forsake, give up, halt, have done with, invalidate, leave, leave off, let lapse, play out, put an end to, quit, relinquish, renounce, repeal, resign, retire, revoke, separate, sever, shut down, stop, sunder, surrender, suspend, terminate, vacate, void, waive, withdraw
Associated concepts: discontinuance of an action, dismissal, judgment of discontinuance, lack of prosecution, nonsuit, voluntary discontinuance

discontinue

(Break continuity), verb adjourn, arrest, balk, break, break off, bring to a standstill, check, cut, cut short, dam up, defer, delay, disconnect, disengage, disjoin, disrupt, dissever, dissolve, disturb, disunite, divide, foil, frustrate, hesitate, hinder, hold in abeyance, intercept, innerfere with, interject, intermit, interpose, interrupt, intrude, leave off, obstruct, part, postpone, recess, remit, retard, separate, sever, sunder, suspend, thwart, wait, waive
See also: abandon, abate, abolish, adjourn, annul, cancel, cease, close, complete, conclude, continue, defer, desist, discharge, disrupt, dissolve, expire, extinguish, finish, forgo, forswear, halt, interrupt, lapse, negate, palliate, pause, refrain, relinquish, rest, shut, stay, stop, suspend, terminate

discontinue

to terminate or abandon an action.
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For example, if you know that a new item is coming in two months, you have the time to make the decision about what to discontinue and to use movement data to determine how much of that product can be sold at the regular price, how much at 40% off and how much will likely be left for the manufacturer to pick up," says Raftery.
Of 40 patients given cyclosporine, 27 were able to discontinue insulin injections an average of 48 days after the onset of therapy.
The reporting period when the decision to discontinue operations is reversed would include results of operations of the segment in continuing operations.
Patients who develop persistent or unexplained pulmonary infiltrates or pulmonary function impairment should discontinue treatment with INFERGEN.