Definitions for ceasesis
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ceasesis(v.; n.)ceased, ceas•ing
(v.i.)to stop; discontinue.
to come to an end.
Obs. to pass away; die out.
(v.t.)to put a stop or end to; halt:
to cease hostilities.
The noise continued without cease.
Origin of cease:
1250–1300; ME ces(s)en < OF cesser < L cessāre to hold back, desist, freq. of cēdere to withdraw, cede
(`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end
discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off(verb)
put an end to a state or an activity
"Quit teasing your little brother"
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to stop or cause to stop happening or existing
to cease production of a product; What if the U.N. ceased to exist?
And with that, his twitching ceased.
To stop doing (something), blin.
And with that, he ceased twitching.
Origin: from cesen, cessen, from cesser, from cesso, frequentative of cedo.
to come to an end; to stop; to leave off or give over; to desist; as, the noise ceased
to be wanting; to fail; to pass away
to put a stop to; to bring to an end
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'cease' in Verbs Frequency: #569
Translations for cease
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to stop or (bring to an) end
They were ordered to cease firing; That department has ceased to exist; This foolishness must cease!; Cease this noise!
- книж. спирамBulgarian
- cessarPortuguese (BR)
- přestat, zastavitCzech
- σταματώ, παύωGreek
- lakkama, lõpetamaEstonian
- متوقف کردن؛ پایان دادنFarsi
- विराम लगानाHindi
- cessare, smettereItalian
- nustoti, sustabdytiLithuanian
- beigt; pārtrauktLatvian
- ophouden, ophouden metDutch
- opphøre, slutteNorwegian
- kończyć (się)Polish
- متوقف کردن؛ پایان دادنPersian
- تمامول پاى ته رسول، درول، درېدلPashto
- 停止Chinese (Trad.)
- переставати; припиняти(ся)Ukrainian
- بند کرنا ، روک دیناUrdu
- 停止Chinese (Simp.)
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