Antonyms of verb discontinue

2 of 3 senses of discontinue

Sense 1
discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off -- (put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother")
       Antonym of continue (Sense 3)
      => continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve -- (keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions")

Sense 2
discontinue -- (come to or be at an end; "the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31")
       Antonym of continue (Sense 1)
      => continue, go on, proceed, go along, keep -- (continue a certain state, condition, or activity; "Keep on working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb discontinue

3 senses of discontinue

Sense 1
discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off -- (put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother")

Sense 2
discontinue -- (come to or be at an end; "the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31")
       => end, stop, finish, terminate, cease -- (have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo")

Sense 3
break, break off, discontinue, stop -- (prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negotiations")
       => end, terminate -- (bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I")

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