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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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Discontinuing operations in HAaAaAeA ganAaAaAeAns and Stockholm will lead to an EBITDA margin and profitabi improvement in the strategic business segment Solids and Others.
CONCLUSIONS: Although age and life expectancy often figured prominently in decisions to use screening, providers faced multiple barriers to discontinuing routine PSA screening.
COMMENT Although I would quibble with the label discontinuation syndrome (sounds more like recurrent major depressive disorder), it's very important to monitor patients carefully when starting treatment with an antidepressant, during changes in therapy, and after discontinuing a drug.
Originally, IAS 35 had defined a discontinuing operation as a component that the enterprise was disposing of or terminating through abandonment, that represented a major line of business or geographical area of operations, and that could be distinguished operationally and for financial reporting purposes.
As part of this strategy, the Reserve Banks will also undertake a thorough annual review of their existing check-processing infrastructure, including potentially discontinuing paper check processing at some locations as the market evolves.
Further analysis revealed a set of three factors that clinicians can easily assess to identify women who are likely to have trouble discontinuing hormone therapy: having had a hysterectomy, having started hormone therapy for reasons other than health promotion and having used hormones for at least a decade.
"If no-one turns up, then I will talk to the parish council about discontinuing it."
Dose tapering alone may be effective for discontinuing long-term benzodiazepine use, said Dr.
"The bugaboo has always been that a manufacturer didn't want to tell a retailer that they were discontinuing a product because they were afraid that product would be pulled and they'd lose the shelf space," says Lounsbery.
While discontinuing the program, Chief Judge Polen said the court expressed its continued belief that mediation may play a viable role in resolving civil cases at the appellate level.
THOMASTON, Ga.-After discontinuing its denim and industrial-yarn lines last year, while repositioning its home-goods and casual- and career-apparel segments, management at Thomaston Mills said last week that gross profits are up.
Among nine patients who continued IL-2 injections while discontinuing anti-HIV drugs, the virus rebounded within about 5 weeks, he says.