Synonyms for cease
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
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 completely; he stops short in what he may or may not resume; he pauses in what he will probably resume. What intermits or is intermitted returns again, as a fever that intermits. Compare ABANDON; DIE; END; REST.
Cease from anger.
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(`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end
discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay offverb
put an end to a state or an activity
"Quit teasing your little brother"
spare, leave office, allow, block up, abandon, drop by the wayside, forfeit, vacate, halt, release, resign, forgo, block off, hold back, end, kick, throw in, finish, block, surrender, part with, fall by the wayside, lay off, cede, turn back, waive, throw overboard, stop over, break off, break, throw in the towel, step down, give up, depart, stop, relinquish, blockade, hold on, deliver, arrest, bar, barricade, renounce, take leave, discontinue, contain, drop out, free, chuck up the sponge, kibosh, intercept, terminate, furlough, forego, dispense with, quit, foreswear, check
end, stop, finish, terminate, ceaseverb
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 ends in a pianissimo"
eat up, block up, complete, sack, halt, can, arrest, give up, finish up, block off, hold back, end, give the axe, finish, block, displace, polish off, lay off, turn back, stop over, break off, break, fetch up, fire, land up, stop, blockade, hold on, wind up, bar, barricade, discontinue, contain, end up, force out, give notice, kibosh, give the sack, intercept, dismiss, terminate, send away, quit, check
a command to stop or desist
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Given this approval is unlikely to be forthcoming at this time, Lion and Mengniu Dairy have mutually agreed to cease the current sale process, we are disappointed with this outcome and will now consider pathways forward.
But the last day was not a cease-fire.
Pro-choice advocates contend that abortion is an essential and time-sensitive medical service.While people everywhere are trying to survive the COVID-19 pandemic, politicians like Gov. Abbott continue this perverse obsession with banning abortion, those who are caring for their families, forced to work essential jobs, and doing what they can to stay healthy need access to health care right now. Instead, these politicians are forcing patients to travel hundreds of miles putting themselves and their families at risk. Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser praised the stayorder. We are pleased that the Court recognized the urgency and necessity of Governor Abbotts order. All elective surgeries and procedures, including abortions, must cease during this national crisis, Dannenfelser said in a statement provided to Fox News. At a time when millions of Americans are making heroic sacrifices to protect the vulnerable, and legitimate health care workers risk their own lives to care for COVID-19 patients with crucial protective equipment in short supply, the abortion industry led by Planned Parenthood demands special treatment anddiverts scarce resources.
Spread the table and contention will cease.
Today is the first 24 hours for seven months ... when we have a real cease-fire in Ukraine, you simply can't imagine how important it is for me. This is the first night when I don't have neither lost nor wounded Ukrainian soldiers. When we don't have any lost or wounded civilians.
Translations for cease
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- يقطع, قطعArabic
- прекратявам, преставам, спирамBulgarian
- cessarCatalan, Valencian
- zastavit, skončit, přestat, ukončitCzech
- einstellen, aufhörenGerman
- terminar, cesar, parar, dejarSpanish
- متوقف شدنPersian
- päättää, lopettaa, lakata, loppua, päättyäFinnish
- cesser, arrêterFrench
- leig seachadScottish Gaelic
- befejez, abbamarad, beszüntet, abbahagy, megszűnikHungarian
- cessare, interrompere, arrestare, smettereItalian
- 止める, 止むJapanese
- parar, cessarPortuguese
- conteni, opri, încetaRomanian
- переставать, прекратить, перестать, прекратиться, прекращать, прекращатьсяRussian
- durdurmak, durmakTurkish
- بند کرو۔Urdu
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