Definition of Ceased

1. Verb. (past of cease) ¹



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Definition of Ceased

1. cease [v] - See also: cease

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceased

cd-I
cdc2+-CDC28-related protein kinase
cdc28 protein kinase
cdc gene
cddr
cdpdiacylglycerol-serine o-phosphatidyltransferase
ceanothus
ceanothuses
ceas
cease
cease-fire
cease-fires
cease and desist
cease and desist order
cease to be
ceased (current term)
ceased to be
ceasefire
ceasefires
ceaseless
ceaselessly
ceaselessness
ceaselessnesses
ceases
ceaseth
ceasing
ceasings
ceasmic teratosis
ceaze
ceazed

Literary usage of Ceased

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"Of one who has entered the first trance the voice has ceased; of one who has entered the second trance reasoning and reflection have ceased; of one who has ..."

2. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"During the whole of the night the cries of the wounded and drowning crew were heard by the French, who, although all opposition had ceased, waited for ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Wailing, the mother spake, and ceased in tears. Meantime his wife knew nought, for none had borne The message, that her husband thus had stood For single ..."

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