Definition of cesser in English:



mass nounLaw
  • Termination or cessation, especially of a period of tenure or legal liability.

    • ‘It is apparent that the full facts regarding the cesser of management functions by L&G have yet to be explored and it is not possible to say what stage had been reached on 23 March 1992.’
    • ‘Moreover, it is obvious that if (as here) a fiduciary holds trust property at the cesser of his fiduciary relationship, he remains accountable for it.’
    • ‘The undertakings simply set the seal on cesser.’
    ending, end, closing, close, conclusion, finish, stop, stopping, stoppage, winding up, discontinuance, discontinuation, breaking off, cessation, cutting short
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Mid 16th century: from Old French cesser ‘cease’, used as a noun.