The definition of cease means to stop or discontinue.(verb)
An example of cease is a fight between two people being put to an end.
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verb ceased ceased, ceas·ing, ceas·es verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English cesen
Origin: , from Old French cesser
Origin: , from Latin cessāre, to stop
Origin: , frequentative of cēdere, to yield; see ked- in Indo-European roots.
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