Synonyms for cease

Grammar : Verb
Spell : sees
Phonetic Transcription : sis

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Définition of cease

Origin :
  • c.1300, cesen, from Old French cesser "to come to an end, stop, cease; give up, desist," from Latin cessare "to cease, go slow, give over, leave off, be idle," frequentative of cedere (past participle cessus) "go away, withdraw, yield" (see cede). Related: Ceased; ceasing. Old English in this sense had geswican, blinnan.
  • verb stop, conclude
Example sentences :
  • You've come to torment us before the time; do cease this noise!
  • Extract from : « Harriet, The Moses of Her People » by Sarah H. Bradford
  • If the minority will not acquiesce, the majority must, or the Government must cease.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Then they will cease, and wives and mothers will come here to weep.
  • Extract from : « Ballads of a Bohemian » by Robert W. Service
  • Once you have opened your ears, "the Red Gods" will not cease to "call for you."
  • Extract from : « A Woman Tenderfoot » by Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
  • He saw them cease talking and begin searching among the woods.
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The clatter of crockery did not cease in the adjoining room.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • For to deny God in my own being is to cease to behold him in any.
  • Extract from : « A Dish Of Orts » by George MacDonald
  • But when it comes to appointments and salaries, this absolute freedom must cease.
  • Extract from : « Freeland » by Theodor Hertzka
  • There were long pauses during which he seemed to cease to breathe.
  • Extract from : « Roden's Corner » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Nay, are not all these things sacrificed the moment they cease to be distinctions?
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth

Antonyms for cease

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