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  Dictionary Definition of cease

cease
verb ( ceased, ceasing )

-- verb (i)
1. to stop (moving, speaking, etc.): she ceased crying.
2. to come to an end.
3. Obsolete to die.
-- verb (t)
4. to put a stop or end to; discontinue: to cease work.
-- noun
5. Obsolete cessation.
-- phrase
6. without cease, endlessly.
[ME cess ( en ), from OF cesser, from L cessare, frequentative of cedere go, yield]