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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To stop.

Usage examples (37)
  • Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
  • Livni: I don't like the term cease-fire since it looks like an agreement between two legitimate sides.
  • And is there new hope for a short-term cease-fire?
  • Are they calling a cease-fire in their war of words? for more
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  • The "seas" (more than one sea) will never "cease" (to stop) their tidal activity. One who "sees" (3d person singular, present tense of to see) clearly will know that she can "seize" a moment, but cannot stop the tide.
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