Definition Of cease
bring or come to an end.
the hostilities had ceased and normal life was resumed
Example Of cease
Afterwards it ceases to matter: handshakes all round and down to the pub.
All activity ceased as soon as Mr Peterson realised that he had been defrauded.
Although full-scale fighting has ceased , corruption and violence are still rampant.
And, of course, the album as we know it is slowly ceasing to exist.
Fighting ceased on October 2 with the formal capitulation of the Home Army forces.