Synonyms of cease in English:

cease


See definition of cease

verb

1‘hostilities had ceased’

SYNONYMS

come to an end, come to a halt, come to a stop, end, halt, stop, conclude, terminate, finish, wind up, draw to a close, be over, come to a standstill

pause, break off

peter out, fizzle out, abate, fade away, die away

ANTONYMS

start, continue

2‘they were asked to cease all military activity’

SYNONYMS

bring to an end, bring to a halt, bring to a stop, end, halt, stop, conclude, terminate, finish, wind up, discontinue, desist from, refrain from, leave off, quit, shut down, suspend, break off, cut short

ANTONYMS

start, continue