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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·con·tin·ue /ˌdɪskənˈtɪn(ˌ)ju, jə(w)/
 (vi.)擱下,中止,停止(vt.)使中止

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·con·tin·ue v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discontinued p. pr. & vb. n. Discontinuing.]  To interrupt the continuance of; to intermit, as a practice or habit; to put an end to; to cause to cease; to cease using, to stop; to leave off.
    Set up their conventicles again, which had been discontinued.   --Bp. Burnet.
 I have discontinued school
 Above a twelvemonth.   --Shak.
    Taught the Greek tongue, discontinued before in these parts the space of seven hundred years.   --Daniel.
    They modify and discriminate the voice, without appearing to discontinue it.   --Holder.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·con·tin·ue, v. i.
 1. To lose continuity or cohesion of parts; to be disrupted or broken off.
 2. To be separated or severed; to part.
    Thyself shalt discontinue from thine heritage.   --Jer. xvii. 4.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 discontinue
      v 1: put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your
           little brother" [syn: stop, cease, give up, quit,
            lay off] [ant: continue]
      2: come or be at an end; "the support from our sponsoring
         agency will discontinue after March 31" [ant: continue]
      3: prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the
         negociations" [syn: break, break off, stop]