(`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"
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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
Rank popularity for the word 'Cease' in Verbs Frequency: #569
The numerical value of Cease in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Cease in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of Cease in a Sentence
Blessed are we who can laugh at ourselves for we shall never cease to be amused.
When you cease to make a contribution you begin to die.
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.
Can he decide when to cease to reincarnate? That's impossible.
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.
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Translations for Cease
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- يقطع, قطعArabic
- прекратявам, спирам, преставамBulgarian
- cessarCatalan, Valencian
- skončit, ukončit, přestat, zastavitCzech
- aufhören, einstellenGerman
- dejar, cesar, terminar, pararSpanish
- متوقف شدنPersian
- loppua, päättyä, päättää, lakata, lopettaaFinnish
- cesser, arrêterFrench
- leig seachadScottish Gaelic
- megszűnik, beszüntet, abbamarad, abbahagy, befejezHungarian
- arrestare, smettere, cessare, interrompereItalian
- 止む, 止めるJapanese
- cessar, pararPortuguese
- conteni, înceta, opriRomanian
- прекратить, прекращаться, переставать, перестать, прекратиться, прекращатьRussian
- durdurmak, durmakTurkish
- بند کرو۔Urdu
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