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cease

synonym (synonym of cease)

  • (verb)
    abstain, desist, give over, quit, bring to an end, discontinue, intermit, refrain, come to an end, end, leave off, stop, conclude, finish, pause, terminate
    Strains of music may gradually or suddenly cease. A man quits work on the instant; he may discontinue a practise gradually; he quits suddenly and comp more.. (verb)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    put an end to a state or an activity (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical (verb.stative)
     

antonym (antonym of cease)

hypernym (cease IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end (noun.time)
    the point in time at which something ends (noun.time)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF cease relation)

  • have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical (verb.stative)
    go out of existence (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    end, at least for a long time (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    cease operating (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become extinguished (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    close at the end of a session (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    cease to exist (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become used up; be exhausted (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    to be spent or finished (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    become invisible or unnoticeable (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    come to a close (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    result or end (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    come to or be at an end (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    come to an end (verb.stative)
     
  • put an end to a state or an activity (verb.stative)
    stop pursuing or acting (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    stop using (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    cease broadcasting; get off the air; as of radio stations (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    withdraw from active participation (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    prevent from happening or continuing (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    stem the flow of (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    used in the imperative (get away, or stop it) (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    stop doing what one is doing (verb.stative)
     

derivation (.... is derived from cease)

  • (`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end (noun.time)
    put an end to a state or an activity (verb.stative)
     
  • have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical (verb.stative)
    the act of finishing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a final part or section (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the last section of a communication (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.event)
    event whose occurrence ends something (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the concluding parts of an event or occurrence (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.location)
    either extremity of something that has length (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.location)
    a place where something ends or is complete (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a final state (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.time)
    the point in time at which something ends (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    the temporal end; the concluding time (noun.time)
     
  • (adj.all)
    coming to an end (adj.all)
     
  • put an end to a state or an activity (verb.stative)
    the act of discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a brief stay in the course of a journey (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of stopping something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a stopping (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the event of something ending (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.time)
    (`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end (noun.time)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation abstain desist quit discontinue give up lay off begin inaugurate originate start bear on carry on end ending pass away lapse cut out go out adjourn break up discontinue finish finishing end close conclusion

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