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cessation

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ces=sa=tion
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

cessationn. [F. cessation, L. cessatio, fr. cessare. See Cease.].
     A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final; a stop; as, a cessation of the war.  [1913 Webster]
    "The temporary cessation of the papal iniquities."  [1913 Webster]
    "The day was yearly observed for a festival by cessation from labor."  [1913 Webster]
Cessation of arms (Mil.), an armistice, or truce, agreed to by the commanders of armies, to give time for a capitulation, or for other purposes.
Syn. -- Stop; rest; stay; pause; discontinuance; intermission; interval; respite; interruption; recess; remission.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cessation, n.
1 a ceasing (cessation of the truce).
2 a pause (resumed fighting after the cessation).

Etymology
ME f. L cessatio f. cessare CEASE

THESAURUS

cessation

Z, abandonment, abeyance, abjuration, abjurement, absentation, apodosis, breach, break, caesura, casting away, catastrophe, cease, ceasing, close, closing, coda, cold storage, conclusion, consummation, crack of doom, culmination, curtain, curtains, dead set, dead stand, dead stop, deadlock, death, decease, decline, denouement, desistance, destination, destiny, desuetude, discontinuance, disuse, doom, dying down, ebb, ebbing, effect, end, end point, ending, envoi, epilogue, eschatology, evacuation, expiration, fate, final solution, final twitch, final words, finale, finality, finis, finish, fissure, forbearance, forsaking, full stop, gap, goal, halt, hiatus, homestretch, interim, intermission, interruption, interval, izzard, jettison, jettisoning, lacuna, lapse, last, last breath, last gasp, last lap, last round, last stage, last things, last trumpet, last words, latter end, leaving, letup, lock, lull, nonexercise, omega, pause, payoff, period, peroration, pulling out, quietus, relinquishment, renouncement, renunciation, resignation, resolution, resting place, stand, standstill, stillstand, stop, stoppage, stopping place, subsidence, suspension, swan song, term, terminal, termination, terminus, throwing overboard, waiver, wane, waning, windup, withdrawal

ROGET THESAURUS

cessation

Cessation

N cessation, discontinuance, desistance, desinence, intermission, remission, suspense, suspension, interruption, stop, stopping, closure, stoppage, halt, arrival, pause, rest, lull, respite, truce, drop, interregnum, abeyance, cloture, dead stop, dead stand, dead lock, finis, cerrado, blowout, burnout, meltdown, disintegration, comma, colon, semicolon, period, full stop, end, death, I pause for a reply.


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