What is the opposite of continuing?

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Adjective
Opposite of persisting forever or for an extended period of time
Adjective
Opposite of continuing without a break or interruption
Adjective
Opposite of lasting throughout the year or through many years
Adjective
Opposite of ongoing, or in progress
“Before his job is finished, he will create a list of suggestions that could reduce the energy consumption of her home by 50 per cent.”
Adjective
Opposite of unceasingly intense in nature
Adjective
Opposite of currently in use or valid
Adjective
Opposite of happening or developing gradually or in stages
“The other boat suddenly came to an abrupt halt, amid much cursing and shouting from its wetsuited skipper and his drysuited mate.”
Adjective
Opposite of remaining the same
Adjective
Opposite of over a protracted period of time
Adjective
Opposite of in circulation
Adjective
Opposite of not able to be tired
Adjective
Opposite of recurring time after time
Adjective
Opposite of remaining in an original state
Adjective
Opposite of in continuing order
Noun
Opposite of the action of carrying something on over time or the state of being carried on
Noun
Opposite of continuation
Noun
Opposite of the act or condition of extending in duration or length
Verb
(intransitive) Opposite of present participle for 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.”
Verb
(transitive) Opposite of present participle for to maintain or prolong
“Due to recent events, it has become necessary for us to suspend your credit card.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to remain in existence or active
“Due to the backlash we have received, we have had to cease making the limited edition models.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to last or endure in a particular condition or state
“Their relationship will end if they cannot find a resolution to their differences.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to remain in a given situation or state
“He would abandon his post as Governor after his position was made untenable.”
Verb
(transitive) Opposite of present participle for to resume after a brief discontinuance
“The principal had to halt all activities as paramedics attended to a student affected by the intense heat.”
Verb
(intransitive) Opposite of present participle for to resume after a brief discontinuance
“He's down and out, so the fight has to stop.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for 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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