Definitions for cease

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Spelling: [sees]
IPA: /sis/

Cease is a 5 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 7 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 8 points.

You can make 41 anagrams from letters in cease (acees).

Definitions for cease


  1. cessation:

verb (used with object)

  1. to put a stop or end to; discontinue:

verb (used without object)

  1. to stop; discontinue:
  2. to come to an end:
  3. Obsolete. to pass away; die out.

Origin of cease

1250-1300; Middle English ces(s)en Old French cesser Latin cessāre to leave off, equivalent to cess(us) (past participle of cēdere to withdraw, go; ced- go + -tus past participle suffix) + -ā

Examples for cease

The facts do not cease to matter merely because a white cop killed a black boy.

Then they will cease, and wives and mothers will come here to weep.

While there are a couple of antibiotics that usually work, if they are overused they, too, may cease to be effective.

He saw them cease talking and begin searching among the woods.

If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.

If the minority will not acquiesce, the majority must, or the Government must cease.

The liberated soul does not cease to act, to think, to create, to instigate revolutionary flows.

Once you have opened your ears, "the Red Gods" will not cease to "call for you."

Slowly, slowly, dance classes may cease to be such secret and guilty pleasures in Iran.

You've come to torment us before the time; do cease this noise!

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