"cease" Definition

  1. v. i. To come to an end; to stop; to leave off or give over; to desist; as, the noise ceased.
  2. v. i. To be wanting; to fail; to pass away.
  3. v. t. To put a stop to; to bring to an end.
  4. n. Extinction.

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Position in dictionary: 15688 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. i., v. i., v. t., n.,
Words that start with "cease": 3
Words that end with "cease": 4
Words that contain "cease": 8
Next words in dictionary: ceased, ceaseless, ceasing, cecidomyia, cecity, cecutiency, cedar, cedared, cedarn, cede
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English Dictionary Definition of cease

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