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Synonyms for cease

to prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

to stop suddenly, as a conversation, activity, or relationship

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Now if that which is perceptible is annihilated, it follows that the body is annihilated, for the body is a perceptible thing; and if the body does not exist, it follows that perception also ceases to exist.
For suppose the correlative of 'the slave' should be said to be 'the man', or the correlative of 'the wing"the bird'; if the attribute 'master' be withdrawn from' the man', the correlation between 'the man' and 'the slave' will cease to exist, for if the man is not a master, the slave is not a slave.
But when he heard Skipper's commands cease, and, seconds later, heard his cursings in the barbed wire, he set up a shrill yelping and clawed and scratched frantically at the blanket to get out.
The target ceases its separate legal existence for all purposes.
Pat Buchanan asserted Wednesday night that if the Republican Party moves toward an abortion-rights stance ``it ceases to be my party.
It is very important each member firm promptly comply with the notification requirement whenever the client-auditor relationship ceases.
The financial effect of the decision by USEC's Board of Directors will be a reduction in fixed production costs of approximately $55 million in fiscal 2002 as uranium enrichment at Portsmouth ceases.
Under W law (and at the effective time of the transaction), all of Z's assets and liabilities become X's assets and liabilities, and Z ceases to exist as a separate legal entity for all purposes.
In addition, four of the consensuses are summarized: accounting and income tax issues in accounting for changes in functional currency when an economy ceases to be considered highly inflationary, earniugs-per-share treatment of tax benefits for dividends on unallocated common stock held by an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) and accounting by rate-regulated utilities for the effects of certain alternative revenue programs.
After enrichment ceases in June 2001, there will be several stages of workforce reduction as USEC prepares the enrichment portion of the plant to be returned to the U.
The combining entity of the transferor unit ceases its separate legal existence for all purposes (Prop.
The revenue procedure contains expedited filing procedures for wage statements and related information returns required to be filed by the seller if the seller ceases to pay any wages.
Disregard transfers of stock within the affiliated group for purposes of determining whether a corporation ceases to be a group member.