Part of speech:
To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
To quit is to stop doing something, or to formally leave a job.
The definition of halt is to hesitate, to put a stop to something or to come to a sudden stop.
To cause to stop for a period; interrupt:
(Archaic) To stop moving or stop doing something.
A concluding or terminating
To go on with; carry on; keep up; persist in
(Law) To put an end to:
To hold oneself back; voluntarily do without; refrain (from)
To bring to the point of greatest intensity or to completion; climax:
To come to an end; terminate
To come to an end; stop:
To come to an end, especially gradually or temporarily:
To cause to be temporarily inactive; briefly stop the action of (an electronic device, audio or video stream, etc.)
The chief of the 12 Apostles. He is traditionally regarded as the first bishop of Rome and author of two epistles in the New Testament.
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To proceed or move according to:
To begin a movement, activity, or undertaking:
The definition of initiate is to cause something to begin or to introduce someone to some subject, topic or group.
The definition of commence means to begin something.
To plunge into mire or snow so as not to be able to get on; to set; to fix.
To bring or come to an end; stop.
To cause an activity to stop by saying or doing something.
To put an end to; stop; cease
The final step in the purchase of real property or of an interest in real property when a deed or another instrument of title is conveyed to the buyer, the purchase price or a portion thereof is paid, and collateral matters, such as the exchange or transfer of any assignments, insurance policies, leases, and mortgages, are finalized.
The definition of closure is the act of closing something, or an end or resolution of something.
The definition of completion is the act of finishing something in its entirety or the state of being entirely finished.
The definition of a conclusion is the last part of something or an opinion reached after some thought.
(Chiefly North America) Each of the intervals into which various sporting events are divided. [from 19th c.]
(Chiefly Brit.) Either end of a transportation line, or a station or town located there; terminal
(Baseball) The series of movements of a pitcher, including the swinging back of the arm and the raising of the forward foot, preparatory to pitching the ball. A wind-up is usually used when there are no base runners or when the bases are loaded.
A concluding, summarizing statement, report, etc.
To stop or check the motion, course, or spread of
To secure (a person, as a mountain climber, or thing) by a rope
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
Find another word for cease. In this page you can discover 54 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cease, like: stop, quit, halt, give up, suspend, keep on, stay, end of the line, stopping point, continue and discontinue.