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The fact or process of ending or being brought to an end.‘the cessation of hostilities’count noun ‘a cessation of animal testing of cosmetics’
end, ending, termination, stopping, halting, ceasing, finish, finishing, stoppage, closing, closure, close, conclusion, winding up, discontinuation, discontinuance, breaking off, abandonment, interruption, suspension, cutting shortView synonyms
- ‘Advise on lifestyle, diet, exercise and smoking cessation is available.’
- ‘Nor was it truly noise, because if it were noise, then it could cease, and that cessation of sound would be silence.’
- ‘As such the militant cessation of violence, it said, should be followed by demilitarisation.’
- ‘First the agreement of cessation of hostilities must be implemented and implemented successfully.’
- ‘Ageing starts in 20s and cessation of exercise by the elite sports people could contribute to this.’
- ‘He says vaccinations would result in the immediate cessation of meat exports from Britain.’
- ‘This kind of cessation of treatment only occurs if someone is being fed intravenously or by some method other than a spoon.’
- ‘It argued that the only form of patriotism was full-on, cessation of sport.’
- ‘The health board agreed to immediate cessation of non-nursing duties by INO members.’
- ‘His work since then has been acknowledged as instrumental in bringing a cessation of hostilities in the North.’
- ‘And yet there was no cessation of anti-Semitism in the liberated country.’
- ‘The workshop would cover tobacco and drug addiction, alcohol use and tobacco cessation.’
- ‘War begins with the outbreak of hostilities and ends with their cessation.’
- ‘Almost complete cessation of sweating occurs after four treatments of about 10 minutes over two to three weeks.’
- ‘This accounts for the sudden cessation of posts here since Saturday night.’
- ‘Television advertisements about smoking cessation often conclude by saying that the patient shown has died.’
- ‘Making dietary changes could either support or hinder smoking cessation.’
- ‘Apologies for the sudden cessation of in-depth critical analysis.’
- ‘The two studies show that mecamylamine, started before cessation and continued afterwards, may help smoking cessation.’
- ‘The cessation of Iraqi pumping has caused the price of petroleum to rise to $45 a barrel.’
Late Middle English: from Latin cessatio(n-), from cessare ‘cease’.
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