DISCONTINUE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DISCONTINUE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
discontinue
 v.  stop doing or providing something; put an end to a state or an activity
Classic Sentence:
1  In the midst of his torments, and long before this, he had discontinued his work, and nothing is more dangerous than discontinued work; it is a habit which vanishes.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LARK'S MEADOW
2  A moment more, and it was caught between two fires, and it received the volley from the battery piece which, not having received the order, had not discontinued its firing.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—DISORDER A PARTISAN OF ORDER
3  But, finding me well employed, and bearing a good character, and hearing on all hands that I rose fast in the school, she soon discontinued these visits.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
4  It is a pity," cried Fanny, "that the custom should have been discontinued.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
5  When the party had divided into three sections, each under its own leader and in its own garret, he had discontinued his attendances.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A PAINFUL CASE
6  Immobility being the chief characteristic of that whole which the person formed portion of, the discontinuance of immobility in any quarter suggested confusion.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
7  Examining the panels with care I found them discontinuous with the frames.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
Example Sentence:
1  Do not discontinue the treatment without consulting your doctor.
2  Our country has discontinued nuclear testing.
3  The cross-country race was discontinued owing to a storm coming on suddenly when the race was in progress,and had to be rerun the next day.
4  The university discontinued its student plan because not enough students would opt for it.