Synonyms for cease
- break off
- 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
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CEASE
You've come to torment us before the time; do cease this noise!
If the minority will not acquiesce, the majority must, or the Government must cease.
Then they will cease, and wives and mothers will come here to weep.
Once you have opened your ears, "the Red Gods" will not cease to "call for you."
He saw them cease talking and begin searching among the woods.
The clatter of crockery did not cease in the adjoining room.
For to deny God in my own being is to cease to behold him in any.
But when it comes to appointments and salaries, this absolute freedom must cease.
There were long pauses during which he seemed to cease to breathe.
Nay, are not all these things sacrificed the moment they cease to be distinctions?
c.1300, cesen, from Old French cesser "to come to an end, stop, cease; give up, desist," from Latin cessare "to cease, go slow, give over, leave off, be idle," frequentative of cedere (past participle cessus) "go away, withdraw, yield" (see cede). Related: Ceased; ceasing. Old English in this sense had geswican, blinnan.