HyperDic: cease

English > 3 senses of the word cease:
VERBstativecease, discontinue, stop, give up, quit, lay offput an end to a state or an activity
stativecease, end, stop, finish, terminatehave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
NOUNtimecease('cease' is a noun only in the phrase 'without cease') end
cease > pronunciation
Soundssiy's
Rhymesaltarpiece ... Vietnamese: 37 rhymes with iys...
English > cease: 3 senses > noun 1, time
Meaning('cease' is a noun only in the phrase 'without cease') end.
Broaderend, endingThe point in time at which something ends
Spanishcese
Catalancessació, cessament
Verbsceaseput an end to a state or an activity
English > cease: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningput an end to a state or an activity.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey cease moving
Synonymsdiscontinue, stop, give up, quit, lay off
NarrowerbreakGive up
call it quits, call it a daystop doing what one is doing
cheeseUsed in the imperative (get away, or stop it)
drop, knock offstop pursuing or acting
leave offstop using
pull the plugprevent from happening or continuing
retire, withdrawWithdraw from active participation
shut off, close offstem the flow of
sign offCease broadcasting
Oppositecontinue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserveKeep or maintain in unaltered condition
Spanishacabar, cesar, dejar, descatalogar, descontinuar, discontinuar, parar, terminar
Catalanaturar, cessar, deixar, descatalogar, discontinuar, finalitzar, parar
Nounscease('cease' is a noun only in the phrase 'without cease') end
cessationa stopping
English > cease: 3 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningHave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsend, stop, finish, terminate
Caused byend, terminateBring to an end or halt
Narroweradjourn, recess, break upClose at the end of a session
breakCome to an end
conclude, closeCome to a close
culminate, climaxend, especially to reach a final or climactic stage
cut outCease operating
discontinueCome to or be at an end
go outBecome extinguished
lapseend, at least for a long time
pass awaygo out of existence
run low, run short, goTo be spent or finished
run outbecome used up
turn out, come outResult or end
vanish, disappearCease to exist
vanish, disappear, go awayBecome invisible or unnoticeable / unnoticeable
Oppositebegin, startHave a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense
Spanishacabar, cesar, concluir, fenecer, finalizar, finir, parar, terminar
Catalanacabar, aturar, cessar, enllestir, finalitzar, finir, parar, terminar

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