cease+from

  • 1 cease — I verb abate, abrogate, abstain from, adjourn, annul, arrest, be all over, be at an end, be silent, become void, bring to an end, cancel, cause to halt, check, close, come to a close, come to a standstill, come to an end, conclude, consummate,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Cease — (s[=e]s), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Ceased} (s[=e]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Ceasing}.] [OE. cessen, cesen, F. cesser, fr. L. cessare, v. intensive fr. cedere to withdraw. See {Cede}, and cf. {Cessation}.] 1. To come to an end; to stop; to leave off or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 cease and desist order — n. An order by a court, agency, or judicial body telling someone to stop doing a particular activity, usually because the activity in question is illegal. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 cease — (v.) c.1300, from O.Fr. cesser to come to an end, stop, cease; give up, desist, from L. cessare to cease, go slow, give over, leave off, be idle, frequentative of cedere go away, withdraw, yield (see CEDE (Cf. cede)). Replaced O.E. geswican and… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 Cease Upon The Capitol — Pays d’origine Murfreesboro (Tennessee)  États Unis Genre(s) Screamo Années …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 6 cease — This 14c loanword from French is slowly yielding to stop (as cast has to throw) except in a few set phrases (notably ceasefire and without cease) and where ‘we substitute it for stop when we want our language to be dignified’ (Fowler, 1926).… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 cease — ► VERB ▪ come or bring to an end; stop. ● without cease Cf. ↑without cease ORIGIN Latin cessare, from cedere to yield …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 Cease Fire! — was a movie made in 1953 by Owen Crump. The film featured real ammunition and real soldiers, and additionally was one of the first 3 D movies of its time. This movie was under heavy violation of fthe film code. A song written for the film by… …

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  • 9 From an Abandoned Work — a “ for radio” [ The Faber Companion to Samuel Beckett , p 213] by Samuel Beckett, was first broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s Third Programme on Saturday 14th December 1957 along with a selection from Molloy. Donald McWhinnie, who had already had a gr …

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  • 10 cease and desist letter — A letter from an intellectual property owner that requests that alleged illegal activity, such as copyright infringement, be stopped immediately. Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Copyright Law Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald… …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 cease — cease1 W3 [si:s] v [I and T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: cesser, from Latin cessare to delay , from cedere; CEDE] 1.) formal to stop doing something or stop happening cease to do sth ▪ He ceased to be a member of the association. ▪ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 Cease and desist — A cease and desist is an order or request to halt an activity (cease) and not to take it up again later (desist) or else face legal action. The recipient of the cease and desist may be an individual or an organization. In the U.S. the term is… …

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  • 13 cease — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abdicate, abjure, abort, acknowledge defeat, ad infinitum, be consumed, be done for, be gone, be no more, belay, calm, calm down, cancel, cease to be, cease to exist, ceaselessly, cede, cessation, close, come… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 cease — [c]/sis / (say sees) verb (ceased, ceasing) –verb (i) 1. to stop (moving, speaking, etc.): he ceased crying. 2. to come to an end: I ll continue as soon as that noise ceases. 3. Obsolete to die. –verb (t) 4. to put a stop or end to; discontinue:… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 cease — I. verb (ceased; ceasing) Etymology: Middle English cesen, from Anglo French cesser, from Latin cessare to hold back, be remiss, frequentative of cedere Date: 14th century transitive verb to cause to come to an end especially gradually ; no… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 Cease Fire (Enterprise) — ST episode name = Cease Fire Archer negotiates between the Andorians Vulcans series = Enterprise ep num = 41 prod num = 215 date = February 12, 2003 writer =Chris Black director = David Straiton guest = Vaughn Armstrong Jeffrey Combs Suzie… …

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  • 17 Cease-Fire Groups —    Between 1989 and the late 1990s, 22 major and minor ethnic armed groups signed cease fires with the State Law and Order Restoration Council/State Peace and Development Council:    • Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA, 1989)    •… …

    Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • 18 cease and desist order — noun (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order • Syn: ↑injunction, ↑enjoining, ↑enjoinment • Derivationally… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 cease and desist — 1. verb To stop and to not resume an action. 2. noun A demanding that one cease and desist from continuing certain behavior, such as copyright infringement, trademark infringement, slander, or libel. a cease and desist letter; a cease and desist… …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 cease — [14] Cease comes via Old French cesser from Latin cessāre ‘delay, stop’. This was derived from cessus, the past participle of cēdere ‘go away, withdraw, yield’, which was also the basis of cessation [14], from Latin cessātiō. => CESSATION …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins