cease definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to place an-end to; discontinue: The factory ceased production. See Synonyms at stop.
    • To put a stop to; to create to an-end.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to come quickly to a finish; end: a process that never ceases.
    • To Get Rid Of doing an activity or activity; desist: "fold our wings,/And stop from wanderingsā€¯ ( Tennyson).
    • to get to a conclusion; to quit; to leave down or give more than; to desist.
    • to-be desiring; to fail; to pass away.
  • noun:
    • Cessation; pause: We worked without stop to obtain the project finished promptly.
    • Extinction.
    • Cessation; extinction; failure.
    • (`cease' is a noun only inside phrase `without cease') end
  • verb:
    • to prevent.
    • To stop performing (anything), blin.
    • stop a state or a task
    • have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative feeling; either spatial or metaphorical
  • others:
    • To stop going, acting, or speaking; keep down; provide over; desist; arrived at sleep: followed by from before a noun: as, stop from anger, work, strife.
    • to come quickly to an end; terminate; become extinct; expire: as, the sweetness ceases; the storm features ceased.
    • to place an end to; stop; bring to a finish: as, cease your clamor; he ceased discussion.

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