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.

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