English - Vietnamese Dictionary
cease /si:s/Concise Dictionary
- động từ
- dừng, ngừng, ngớt, thôi, hết, tạnh
- to cease form work: ngừng việc
- cease fire: ngừng bắn!
- danh từ
- without cease không ngừng, không ngớt, liên tục
- to work without cease: làm việc liên tục
+(`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end
+put an end to a state or an activity
+have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
Advanced English Dictionary
1 stop, end, finish, leave off, terminate, halt, discontinue, desist (from), break off (from), refrain (from):
Will that noise never cease?
2 without cease. ceaselessly, endlessly, unendingly, incessantly, interminably, continuously, continually, constantly, ad infinitum, infinitely, perpetually, forever, eternally, everlastingly, non-stop, unremittingly:
Sisyphus was condemned to roll his burden uphill without cease.
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
(formal) to stop happening or existing; to stop sth from happening or existing: [V] Welfare payments cease as soon as an individual starts a job. + [V to inf] You never cease to amaze me! + [VN] They voted to cease strike action immediately. + He ordered his men to cease fire (= stop shooting). + [V -ing] The company ceased trading in June.
See also - CESSATION
Idioms see WONDER n.
altogether, completely, entirely
The flow slowed, then ceased altogether.
| all but, almost, virtually | largely | effectively
My job had effectively ceased to exist.
| forthwith, immediately
These violations of the code must cease forthwith.
| soon | abruptly, suddenly
The bird's song ceased abruptly.
| rapidly | gradually | momentarily | eventually, finally | long (since)
The conversation had long ceased to interest me.
The matches ceased with the outbreak of war.
Prayer was made without ceasing.
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