without cease


without cease
without cease without stopping.
Main Entry: cease

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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  • without cease — they have worked without cease on these prototypes Syn: continuously, incessantly, unendingly, unremittingly, without a pause, without a break, on and on …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • without cease — without stopping. → cease …   English new terms dictionary

  • without cease — CONTINUOUSLY, incessantly, unendingly, unremittingly, without a pause/break, on and on. → cease * * * without stopping …   Useful english dictionary

  • cease — This 14c loanword from French is slowly yielding to stop (as cast has to throw) except in a few set phrases (notably ceasefire and without cease) and where ‘we substitute it for stop when we want our language to be dignified’ (Fowler, 1926).… …   Modern English usage

  • cease — ► VERB ▪ come or bring to an end; stop. ● without cease Cf. ↑without cease ORIGIN Latin cessare, from cedere to yield …   English terms dictionary

  • cease — [sēs] vt., vi. ceased, ceasing [ME cesen < OFr cesser < L cessare, to loiter, be idle < pp. of cedere, yield: see CEDE] to bring or come to an end; stop; discontinue n. [ME & OFr ces < v.] a ceasing, as of some activity: chiefly in… …   English World dictionary

  • cease — 1 verb (I, T) formal to stop doing something or stop happening: cease (doing) sth: The company ceased trading at 6 pm today. | It rained all day without ceasing. | cease sth: The committee decided to cease financial support. | cease to do sth:… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cease — cease1 W3 [si:s] v [I and T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: cesser, from Latin cessare to delay , from cedere; CEDE] 1.) formal to stop doing something or stop happening cease to do sth ▪ He ceased to be a member of the association. ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cease — [c]/sis / (say sees) verb (ceased, ceasing) –verb (i) 1. to stop (moving, speaking, etc.): he ceased crying. 2. to come to an end: I ll continue as soon as that noise ceases. 3. Obsolete to die. –verb (t) 4. to put a stop or end to; discontinue:… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cease — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abdicate, abjure, abort, acknowledge defeat, ad infinitum, be consumed, be done for, be gone, be no more, belay, calm, calm down, cancel, cease to be, cease to exist, ceaselessly, cede, cessation, close, come… …   Moby Thesaurus


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