Desist synonyms

dĭ-sĭst', -zĭst'
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To interrupt the continuance of; to put an end to, especially as regards commercial productions; to stop producing, making, or supplying something.
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To intentionally give up for all time an assertion or a claim of an interest in property or in a right or privilege.
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To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
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To come to an end; stop:
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To stop; pause:
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To hold oneself back; voluntarily do without; refrain (from)
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To refrain from; avoid or cease (doing, saying, etc.)
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To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
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To cease or discontinue:
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To cause to cease or become inoperative for a time; stop temporarily
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(Intransitive) To give way; to succumb to a force.
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To carry on; persist in:
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To continue an action.
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(Computing) to reboot.
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To begin again or go on with again after interruption
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(Idiomatic) To act or behave; especially to misbehave so as to attract attention.
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To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
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To continue in existence; last; remain
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(Idiomatic) To remain in an existing position.
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To end abruptly, either temporarily or permanently.
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To let go (a grasp, hold, etc.)
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To allow (something) to slacken, to relax (one's attention etc.).
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(Idiomatic) To quit or cease completely, or to promise to quit, as of a bad habit.
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(Of an employer) To dismiss (workers) from employment, e.g. at a time of low business volume, often with a severance package.
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Refrain is defined as to keep from doing, feeling or saying something.
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To expend; use up:
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