Definition of Surcease

1. Noun. A stopping. "A cessation of the thunder"

Exact synonyms: Cessation
Specialized synonyms: Legal Separation, Separation
Generic synonyms: Halt, Stop
Derivative terms: Cease

Definition of Surcease

1. n. Cessation; stop; end.

2. v. t. To cause to cease; to end.

3. v. i. To cease.

Definition of Surcease

1. Noun. The cessation of something or someone. ¹

2. Verb. To come to an end; to desist. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Surcease

1. to cease [v -CEASED, -CEASING, -CEASES] - See also: cease

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surcease

surbased
surbases
surbasing
surbate
surbated
surbates
surbating
surbed
surbedded
surbedding
surbeds
surbet
surburbanite
surburbanites
surceasance
surcease (current term)
surceased
surceases
surceasing
surcharge
surchargeable
surcharged
surchargement
surchargements
surcharger
surchargers
surcharges
surcharging
surcingle
surcingled

Literary usage of Surcease

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"... and from thence by sea to Tripoli, of which places, because many others have published large discourses, I surcease to write.' On 22 Dec. ..."

2. Macbeth edited by William Shakespeare (2001)
"4. his surcease, success] JOHNSON. If the murder could terminate in itself, and restrain the regular course of consequences, if its success could secure its ..."

3. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"... the permanence, the -ous. perseverance, the conjunction or connexion ;—" to surcease, intermit, forbear, put off for a time."—Cot. Ft. Discontinuer. ..."

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