Break and Discontinue

Break

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Break verb – To bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end.
Usage example: the final vote broke the deadlock

Discontinue is a synonym for break in end topic. In some cases you can use "Discontinue" instead a verb "Break", when it comes to topics like stop, pause, stop an action.
Nearby Words: breach, breakdown, breaking, breakup, breakable
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Discontinue

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Discontinue verb – To bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end.
Usage example: the editors were told to discontinue the printing of rumors in the student paper immediately

Break is a synonym for discontinue in pause topic. You can use "Break" instead a verb "Discontinue".
Nearby Words: discontinuous, discontinuation, discontinuance, discontinuity, discontinuing
Synonyms for Discontinue

Common collocations

character break character discontinue character
line break line discontinue line
game break game discontinue game
story break story discontinue story
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