- vt. & vi. 停止,终止,结束 stop (especially an activity or state)
(`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end
put an end to a state or an activity;
"Quit teasing your little brother"
have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical;
"the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"
"Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"
"My property ends by the bushes"
"The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
- He was going to cease working for them.
- When can we cease from our labours?
- The old man ceased breathing the night before.
- The newspaper had ceased publication.
- As suddenly as it began, the rain ceased.
- When you cease to dream you cease to live.
- We worked without cease to get the project finished on time.
- The storm has ceased.
- The rain has ceased.
- The firing had ceased.
- The hum of study ceased.
- And gradually their talks ceased.
- Hostilities must cease at once.
- His influence ceased with his death.
- Cease fire!
- At last they have ceased work.
- They threatened to cease financial support to the university.
- Just two weeks later the magazine ceased publication.
- I don't think he will cease his efforts to enter the diplomatic service.
- The dying man soon ceased to breathe.
- They heard that he had ceased to think so.
- He ceased to write at the age of sixty.
- You are ceasing to be children.
- The matter has ceased to be a mystery to anyone.
- We ceased pretending.
- His eyes never ceased rolling at the little girl.
- The factory has ceased making bicycles.
- When he heard the knock, he ceased writing.
- She never ceased regretting her decision.
- It has ceased snowing.
- cease from (v.+prep.)
停止做(某事) stop doing (sth)
cease from sth/v-ing
She ceased from anger.
When can the people cease from their labours?
He ceased from teaching.
I cannot cease from thinking.
They were often advised to cease from cheating their parents.
- cease out (v.+adv.)
绝迹 die out; be extinct
This disease has ceased out.
- cease one's activities 停止活动
- cease one's attack 停止进攻
- cease conflicts 停止冲突
- cease crying 停止哭泣
- cease disputing 停止争论
- cease fire 停火,停止射击
- cease one's hostilities 停止敌对行动
- cease operations 停止业务
- cease payment 停止支付
- cease pretending 不再装腔作势
- cease production 停止生产
- cease one's provocation 停止挑衅
- cease raining 停止下雨
- cease abruptly〔suddenly〕 突然停止
- cease entirely 彻底结束
- cease eventually 最终停止
- cease immediately〔presently〕 立即停止
- cease prematurely 提前停止
- cease temporarily 暂时停止
- cease out 绝迹
Oh, cease! must hate and death return? Cease! Must men kill and die?出自： Shelley
Fold our wings, And cease from wanderings.出自： Tennyson
At five-thirty the world ceased to be official and became private.出自： G. Vidal
- cease doing, cease to do
- 2.表示有意识的行为多用cease doing; 而表示无意识的行为则多用cease to do。
- 3.如指具体的动作多用cease doing; 表示经常性的行为时常用cease to do。
- cease, discontinue, halt, stop
- 1.在指某种状态或活动的结束时, stop和cease可以互换。
- cease, pause, stop
- They stopped for a brief rest.他们停下来休息片刻。
- He began to speak but suddenly stopped.他开始讲话,但又突然停住了。
- Seeing that I was coming, they stopped talking.看见我来了,他们停止了谈话。
- She could not stop the child crying.她止不住孩子的哭声。
- The storm has ceased.暴风雨停止了。
- His influence ceased with his death.他的影响已随着他去世而消失了。
- He ceased from teaching.他结束了教书生涯。
- At last they have ceased work.最后他们停止工作了。
- ☆ 1300年左右进入英语，直接源自古法语的cesser；最初源自古典拉丁语的cessare，意为停止，慢慢走。