Meaning of CEASE in English

CEASE

n. 25B6; verb

hostilities had ceased : COME TO AN END, come to a halt, end, halt, stop, conclude, terminate, finish, draw to a close, be over.

they ceased all military activity : BRING TO AN END, bring to a halt, end, halt, stop, conclude, terminate, finish, wind up, discontinue, suspend, break off; informal leave off.

start, continue.

25A0; without cease CONTINUOUSLY, incessantly, unendingly, unremittingly, without a pause/break, on and on.

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