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  Definition of cease
  1. (`cease'' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease'') end
  2. 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 end
  3. put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
Similar Words: end, stop, finish, terminate, discontinue, give up, quit, lay off

 

Hyponyms: pass away, lapse, cut out, go out, adjourn, recess, break up, vanish, disappear, culminate, climax, run out, run low, run short, go, go away, conclude, close, turn out, come out, discontinue, break, drop, knock off, leave off, sign off, retire, withdraw, pull the plug, shut off, close off, cheese, call it quits, call it a day

 

Derivational Morphology: discontinue, stop, give up, quit, lay off, end point, endpoint, termination, terminus, ending, conclusion, finish, stopping point, finale, finis, last, close, finishing, end, closing, destruction, death, final stage, cessation, surcease, stopover, layover, stoppage, halt, discontinuance, discontinuation

 

Language Translations:
Danish: ophøre   Finnish: lopettaa  
French: cesser   German: aufhören  
Hebrew: לחדול   Hungarian: abbahagy  
Ido: cesar   Italian: cessare  
Romanian: a întrerupe   Russian: прекращать  
Spanish: dejar de   Swedish: upphöra  
Turkish: durmak  
 
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