What does Cease mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cease

    sēs, v.i. to give over: to stop: to be at an end (with from).—v.t. to put an end to.—n. (Shak.) extinction.—adj. Cease′less, without ceasing: incessant.—adv. Cease′lessly.—n. Ceas′ing.—Without cease, continually. [Fr. cesser—L. cessāre, to give over—cedĕre, to yield, give up.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

How to pronounce Cease?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Cease in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cease in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cease in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Cease in a Sentence

  1. Unknown:

    Blessed are we who can laugh at ourselves for we shall never cease to be amused.

  2. Roosevelt, Eleanor:

    When you cease to make a contribution you begin to die.

  3. Maersk Oil:

    In terms of what happens to the fields, that will be covered by our proposals in the plan that we submit to the UK Oil & Gas Authority, permission to cease production would then lead to a decommissioning programme for the Janice FPU (floating production unit) and this would be submitted to the regulatory authorities.

  4. Padma Choling:

    Can he decide when to cease to reincarnate? That's impossible.

  5. Petro Poroshenko:

    We demand an unconditional peace, we demand a cease-fire, a withdrawal of all foreign troops, and closing of the border.... We will find a compromise within the country.

Images & Illustrations of Cease

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