cease: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sēs), [key]
— v., n. ceased, ceas•ing,
- to stop; discontinue: Not all medieval beliefs have ceased to exist.
- to come to an end: At last the war has ceased.
- to pass away; die out.
- to put a stop or end to; discontinue: He begged them to cease their quarreling.
- cessation: The noise of the drilling went on for hours without cease.
- cease (Thesaurus)