An example of cease is a fight between two people being put to an end.
The factory ceased production.
A process that never ceases.
We worked without cease to get the project finished on time.
And with that, he ceased twitching.
Origin of cease
- Middle English cesen from Old French cesser from Latin cessāre to stop frequentative of cēdere to yield ked- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition