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verb (ceas, ing)
  1. (formal, intransitive) To stop.
And with that, his twitching ceased.
  1. (formal, transitive) To stop doing (something).
And with that, he ceased twitching.
Translations: 
  • French: cesser de + infinitive (1), s'arríªter de + infinitive (1)
  • German: aufhí¶ren (1), einstellen (1), abbrechen (1)
  • Italian: cessare (1) smettere di + infinitive
  • Spanish: dejar de (1)
Etymology: Via cesser, from cessare, frequentative of cedere, "to go away".


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