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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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If a retailer or wholesaler decides to discontinue an item, they need to communicate that information up the supply chain so the manufacturer can make the appropriate product adjustments, he says.
Asian women were more likely than white women to discontinue (2.
Those who favor full reclassification claim the prior-period financial statements shouldn't reflect the decision to discontinue operations, because the discontinuation never occurred.
During December 2006, the Company made the decision to discontinue its Racing Champions[R], JoyRide[R], Ertl[R] and AMT[R] die-cast and model kit automotive collectible product lines that on a combined basis generated approximately $36 million in net sales in 2006 and approximately $60 million in net sales in 2005.
Hana Biosciences (NASDAQ:HNAB), a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing cancer care, today reviewed its 2006 progress, announced corporate goals for 2007, and announced its decision to discontinue development of IPdR (ropidoxuridine).