This week’s Word of the Week is, “Cease.”
verb (used without object), ceased, ceasing.
- top; discontinue: Not all medieval beliefs have ceased to exist.
- to come to an end: At last the war has ceased.
- Obsolete. to pass away; die out.
verb (used with object), ceased, ceasing.
- to put a stop or end to; discontinue: He begged them to cease their quarreling.
- cessation: The noise of the drilling went on for hours without cease.