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    cease

    cease - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cease

    Definition
    (noun) (`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end Definition
    (verb) put an end to a state or an activity
    Synonyms : discontinue , give up , lay off , quit , stop
    Example Sentence
    • Quit teasing your little brother
    Definition
    (verb) have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
    Synonyms : end , finish , stop , terminate
    Example Sentence
    • 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
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