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Etymology

Via French cesser, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] cessare, frequentative of cedere, "to go away".

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to cease

Third person singular
ceas

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to cease (third-person singular simple present ceas, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (formal, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To stop.
    And with that, his twitching ceased.
  2. (formal, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To stop doing (something).
    And with that, he ceased twitching.
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