cease

cease(
sis
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to stop)
a. suspender
The volunteer doctors were forced to cease all activities due to political turmoil.Los médicos voluntarios fueron obligados a suspender toda actividad debido a la agitación política.
b. dejar de (doing something)
The crowd suddenly ceased shouting.De repente, la multitud dejó de gritar.
c. parar
She would never cease speaking while there was anyone to hear her.No paraba de hablar mientras hubiera alguien que la escuchara.
2. (to stop producing)
a. interrumpir
The factory doesn't even cease production on holidays.La fábrica no interrumpe la producción ni siquiera los días feriados.
b. suspender
Unfortunately, the newspaper ceased publication in 2012.Lamentablemente, el periódico suspendió la publicación en 2012.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to stop)
a. cesar
Suddenly the downpour ceased and the sun came back out.De repente cesó el aguacero, y volvió a salir el sol.
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cease
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. abandonar, suspender
cease fire!¡alto el fuego!
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. cesar
to cease doing something or to do somethingdejar de hacer algo
it never ceases to amaze me (that…)no deja de sorprenderme (que…)
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cease [siːs]
transitive verb
(stop) cesar; parar; (suspend) suspender; (end) terminar
to cease work suspender el trabajo; terminar de trabajar; cease fire! ¡alto el fuego!
intransitive verb
cesar;to do, doing de hacer
to cease from doing sth dejar de hacer algo; cesar de hacer algo
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