What is the opposite of continues?

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To become something different
“The tadpole changes into a frog eventually.”
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(intransitive) Opposite of to persist in or proceed with an activity or action
“The young girl had to stop running in the race after she felt her knee buckle.”
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(transitive) Opposite of to maintain or prolong
“Due to recent events, it has become necessary for us to suspend your credit card.”
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Opposite of to remain in existence or active
“Due to the backlash we have received, we have had to cease making the limited edition models.”
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Opposite of to last or endure in a particular condition or state
“Their relationship will end if they cannot find a resolution to their differences.”
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Opposite of to remain in a given situation or state
“He would abandon his post as Governor after his position was made untenable.”
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(transitive) Opposite of to resume after a brief discontinuance
“The principal had to halt all activities as paramedics attended to a student affected by the intense heat.”
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(intransitive) Opposite of to resume after a brief discontinuance
“He's down and out, so the fight has to stop.”
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Opposite of to make progress or advance something that has already started
“If you don't stop twiddling your thumbs, the investigation will begin to stagnate.”
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