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  1. cease(verb)

    (`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end

  2. discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off(verb)

    put an end to a state or an activity

    "Quit teasing your little brother"

  3. end, stop, finish, terminate, cease(verb)

    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"

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  1. cease(Verb)

    To stop.

    And with that, his twitching ceased.

  2. cease(Verb)

    To stop doing (something), blin.

    And with that, he ceased twitching.

  3. Origin: from cesen, cessen, from cesser, from cesso, frequentative of cedo.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Cease(verb)

    to come to an end; to stop; to leave off or give over; to desist; as, the noise ceased

  2. Cease(verb)

    to be wanting; to fail; to pass away

  3. Cease(verb)

    to put a stop to; to bring to an end

  4. Cease(noun)

    extinction

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    Rank popularity for the word 'cease' in Verbs Frequency: #569


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