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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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : stopped permanently or temporarily; "discontinued models";
            "a discontinued magazine"; "a discontinued
            conversation" [ant: continued]