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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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In the arm of patients who discontinued their first medication because of a lack of efficacy, which had 99 patients, clozapine outperformed the three other drugs in which patients could be assigned: olanzapine (Zyprexa), quetiapine (Seroquel), and risperidone.
Specifically, Organic Foods, a publicly owned organic food retailing chain, is restructuring parts of its business and management is hoping to report all the related costs in a discontinued operations section at the bottom of their Income Statement.
Income below continuing operations includes discontinued operations, accounting changes and extraordinary items.
This lack of communication is widespread in the industry and is largely responsible for the vast amount of discontinued yet undamaged product that ends up in reclamation centers.
Lastly, the note beneath the same table should read "*Charges in 1999 include loss of $4,410,000 from discontinued operations, loss of $16,356,000 on disposal of discontinued operations, and asset write-offs of $5,442,000," rather than, "*Adjustments in 1999 include loss of $4,410,000 from discontinued operations, loss of $16,357,000 on disposal of discontinued operations, asset write-offs of $5,442,000 and additional non-cash charges of $9,167,000," as originally issued.
The CSU offered as an alternative a system whereby no athletic program could be discontinued until a campus advisory group of students, coaches, and members of the campus community convened and explored means by which private funds could be raised to continue the program.
ATRIPLA should be discontinued in patients developing severe rash associated with blistering, desquamation, mucosal involvement, or fever.
Another 73 patients were assigned to tapering off plus group cognitive-behavioral therapy; 33 of these patients successfully discontinued their benzodiazepines (Br.
If the industry truly wants to improve the discontinued products process, real commitment and cost quantification will be essential.
Quarter Ended December 31: 1999 1998 Sales $51,054,000 $57,632,000 Income (loss) from continuing operations $(672,000) $2,826,000 Loss from discontinued operations (53,000) (36,000) Gain on sale of discontinued operations 377,000 Net income (loss) $(348,000) $2,790,000 Earnings per share (Basic & diluted): Continuing operations $(.
In 1991, PerfectData bought a modem manufacturer, but discontinued operations in 1995 when it couldn't compete with rivals whose lower-priced products sported more advanced features.
Analysts consider a discontinued operation's disclosure of income and expense, cash flows and assets and liabilities vitally important.