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  • verbstop, conclude
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Synonyms for cease

verb stop, conclude
  • break off
  • desist
  • discontinue
  • fail
  • halt
  • quit
  • refrain
  • terminate
  • close
  • culminate
  • die
  • drop
  • end
  • finish
  • intermit
  • stay
  • surcease
  • back off
  • bring to an end
  • call it a day
  • call it quits
  • close out
  • come to an end
  • cut it out
  • give over
  • knock off
  • leave off
  • pack in
  • quit cold turkey
  • shut down
  • wind up

Antonyms for cease

  • begin
  • carry on
  • complete
  • continue
  • do
  • persevere
  • restart
  • start
  • bear
  • commence
  • create
  • open
  • go
  • initiate
  • keep on
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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