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Another word for desist

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Verb
  1. To cease trying to accomplish or continue

      1. (of an employer) To dismiss (workers) from employment, e.g. at a time of low business volume, often with a severance package.
      2. (of a bookmaker) To place all or part of a bet with another bookmaker in order to reduce risk.
      3. (idiomatic) To cease, quit, stop (doing something).
      1. (idiomatic) To quit or cease completely, or to promise to quit, as of a bad habit.
      1. To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up:
      2. To constrict (an opening or orifice):
      3. To obstruct or block passage on (a road, for example).
      1. To transmit (money) in payment.
      2. To refrain from exacting (a tax or penalty, for example); cancel.
      3. To pardon; forgive:
      1. To give up or abandon (control of something or a claim, for example).
      2. To put aside or desist from (something practiced, professed, or intended); stop doing or adhering to.
      3. To let go; surrender:
      1. To cease or discontinue:
      2. To resign from or relinquish:
      3. To depart from; leave:
      1. (idiomatic) to omit
      2. (informal) To desist; to cease.
      3. (intransitive)
      1. A term used to describe a transaction between three brokers in which one does not use his/her name. For example, a broker receives a buy order that he or she can’t transact. The broker asks a second broker to handle the order. So the second broker buys the stock from a third broker on behalf of the first broker’s client. The transaction is recorded in the records of the firms and exchange as if the first broker was never involved. A term used to describe a transaction between three brokers in which one does not use his/her name. For example, a broker receives a buy order that he or she can’t transact. The broker asks a second broker to handle the order. So the second broker buys the stock from a third broker on behalf of the first broker’s client. The transaction is recorded in the records of the firms and exchange as if the first broker was never involved.
      1. To stop doing or providing (something); end or abandon:
      2. To cease making or manufacturing:
      3. To cease subscribing to (a publication).
      1. To end abruptly, either temporarily or permanently.
      2. To remove a piece from a whole by breaking or snapping
      3. The first shot in a game of snooker or other cue-game
      1. To withdraw one's support or help from, especially in spite of duty, allegiance, or responsibility; desert:
      2. To give up by leaving or ceasing to operate or inhabit, especially as a result of danger or other impending threat:
      3. To surrender one's claim to, right to, or interest in; give up entirely:

Another word for desist

Verb
  1. See also:

    stop

    stop