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synonyms for cease

  • 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
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antonyms for cease

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  • begin
  • carry on
  • complete
  • continue
  • do
  • persevere
  • restart
  • start
  • bear
  • commence
  • create
  • open
  • go
  • initiate
  • keep on
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How to use cease in a sentence

At what point does a netizen's right to privacy and anonymity cease is the crux of the lawsuit brought forth against LiquidVPN.
FILM STUDIOS SUE “NO LOGS” VPN PROVIDER FOR $10 MILLIONAX SHARMASEPTEMBER 27, 2021ARS TECHNICA
According to a cease and desist letter Brown sent to Bishop Sycamore in February, YouthBuild informed the state attorney general and the police department of Bishop Sycamore’s “fraudulent” activities.
BISHOP SYCAMORE, IMG AND THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GAME THAT DUPED ESPNBEN STRAUSSSEPTEMBER 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Despite this cease fire unless things change we will see violence break out every few years.
OPINION | NETANYAHU, HAMAS MUST GO TO ACHIEVE ANY PEACEPETER ROSENSTEINMAY 27, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Egypt helped the United States with backroom diplomacy and brokered the most recent cease fire.
OPINION | NETANYAHU, HAMAS MUST GO TO ACHIEVE ANY PEACEPETER ROSENSTEINMAY 27, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The bear watched him narrowly with its wicked little eyes, though it did not see fit to cease its paw-licking.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
As soon as he had seen his mother, he would set off again, and never cease searching till he had found either Ramona or her grave.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
It was a life full of freedom, and I shall never cease to be grateful for it, but I must go home soon and look after my affairs.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He made him like the saints in glory, and magnified him in the fear of his enemies, and with his words he made prodigies to cease.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Industrial society, they say, must be reorganized from top to bottom; private industry must cease.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Cease ye therefore from the man, whose breath is in his nostrils, for he is reputed high.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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