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synonyms for ceased

  • 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 ceased

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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 ceased in a sentence

The judge went further and enjoined the county from both enforcing its cease and desist order against the strip clubs and businesses with restaurant services.
MORNING REPORT: WHAT’S STANDING IN THE DEFUND MOVEMENT’S WAYVOICE OF SAN DIEGODECEMBER 17, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Without a near-total cease in carbon pollution, our climate won’t stop warming.
THE PANDEMIC LED TO A RECORD DROP IN CARBON EMISSIONSULA CHROBAKDECEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The noise of his slumbers culminated in a sudden, choking grunt, and abruptly ceased.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
We can imagine that, as soon as a printed book ceased to be a great rarity, it became an object of great abhorrence.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
People have not only ceased to purchase those old-fashioned things called books, but even to read them!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The old owl no longer hooted, and the water-oaks had ceased to moan as they bent their heads.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Like many other Yankee notions, it did not thrive here, and the humming of those bees soon ceased.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
As he was a great worker all his life, “Busy,” or “ Benjamin Ceased” would significantly express his death-date.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
As the impressive progress continued the revellers ceased their revels and followed in the wake of Aristide.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The mirth of timbrels hath ceased, the noise of them that rejoice is ended, the melody of the harp is silent.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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