[ US /ˈsis/ ]
[ UK /sˈiːs/ ]
  1. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
    the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed
    My property ends by the bushes
    Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other
    The symphony ends in a pianissimo
  2. put an end to a state or an activity
    Quit teasing your little brother
  1. (`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end
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How To Use cease In A Sentence

  • Of course, it was snuffed out because Mars is tectonically dead, so the recycling of chemicals that you get on Earth which keeps things going and supplies the surface biosphere would have actually ceased on Mars a lot earlier.
  • It should be appreciated that brothers, sisters, stepbrothers and stepsisters are not entitled to any share of the inheritance when children and parents of the deceased are alive.
  • It is not only our senses, but our very intuitive faculties that cease to provide us with the necessary adaptive knowledge.
  • Many people striving to get through the next fortnight of seemingly ceaseless spending may be tempted to spread the cost with a zero per cent credit card. Times, Sunday Times
  • The two males held their silence as she finished, all the noise ceased apart from the soft pad of hooves in the night air.
  • The husband is required to return these assets to the wife at the end of the marriage; should the woman be divorced or should the husband predecease the wife, these assets return to her and she is to be compensated for any damage caused to them. Marriage.
  • The near-constant depth of the abyssal sea floor indicates that the lithosphere thickens to roughly 100 km in 70 million years, but then ceases to grow.
  • When sacramental participation had ceased to be the norm, people needed a reason for attending the liturgy.
  • Only when I had repented, that is to say, when I had ceased to look upon myself as a regular man, and had begun to regard myself as a man exactly like every one else, -- only then did my path become clear before me. What to Do?
  • Madalena had been married to Ana's deceased brother, Luis, and Ana claimed that she had a right to a portion of his estate.
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