Discontinue and Desist

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

Desist is a synonym for discontinue in continue topic. In some cases you can use "Desist" instead a verb "Discontinue", when it comes to topics like halt, cease, prevent activity from going on. popular alternative
Nearby Words: discontinuous, discontinuation, discontinuance, discontinuity, discontinuing
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Desist

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Desist verb – Choose not to consume.
Discontinue is a synonym for desist in stop topic. You can use "Discontinue" instead a verb "Desist", if it concerns topics such as continue, halt. popular alternative
Nearby Words: desisted, desisting
Synonyms for Desist
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