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cease

 
 
pronunciation:
sis
part of speech: verb
inflections: ceases, ceasing, ceased
definition 1: to stop or come to an end.
Will this snow never cease?
synonyms:
end, stop, terminate
antonyms:
continue
similar words:
break, check, conclude, die, halt, keep, let up, pass, suspend
definition 2: to stop or bring to an end.
Cease that noise now!The band ceased playing.
 
synonyms:
conclude, discontinue, stop, terminate
antonyms:
begin, continue, start
similar words:
check, end, halt, quit, suspend