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sur·cease

 (sûr′sēs′, sər-sēs′)
tr. & intr.v. sur·ceased, sur·ceas·ing, sur·ceas·es
To bring or come to an end; stop.
n.
Cessation.

[Middle English surcesen, variant (influenced by cesen, to cease) of sursesen, from Anglo-Norman surseser, from Old French surseoir, sursis-, to refrain, from Latin supersedēre; see supersede.]

surcease

(sɜːˈsiːs)
n
cessation or intermission
vb
1. to desist from (some action)
2. to cease or cause to cease
[C16: from earlier sursesen, from Old French surseoir, from Latin supersedēre; see supersede]

sur•cease

(sɜrˈsis)

v. -ceased, -ceas•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to cease from some action; desist.
2. to come to an end.
v.t.
3. Archaic. to cease from; leave off.
n.
4. cessation; end.
[1400–50; late Middle English sursesen (v.) < Middle French sursis, past participle of surseoir < Latin supersedēre to forbear (see supersede); assimilated in sp. to cease]

surcease


Past participle: surceased
Gerund: surceasing

Imperative
surcease
surcease
Present
I surcease
you surcease
he/she/it surceases
we surcease
you surcease
they surcease
Preterite
I surceased
you surceased
he/she/it surceased
we surceased
you surceased
they surceased
Present Continuous
I am surceasing
you are surceasing
he/she/it is surceasing
we are surceasing
you are surceasing
they are surceasing
Present Perfect
I have surceased
you have surceased
he/she/it has surceased
we have surceased
you have surceased
they have surceased
Past Continuous
I was surceasing
you were surceasing
he/she/it was surceasing
we were surceasing
you were surceasing
they were surceasing
Past Perfect
I had surceased
you had surceased
he/she/it had surceased
we had surceased
you had surceased
they had surceased
Future
I will surcease
you will surcease
he/she/it will surcease
we will surcease
you will surcease
they will surcease
Future Perfect
I will have surceased
you will have surceased
he/she/it will have surceased
we will have surceased
you will have surceased
they will have surceased
Future Continuous
I will be surceasing
you will be surceasing
he/she/it will be surceasing
we will be surceasing
you will be surceasing
they will be surceasing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been surceasing
you have been surceasing
he/she/it has been surceasing
we have been surceasing
you have been surceasing
they have been surceasing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been surceasing
you will have been surceasing
he/she/it will have been surceasing
we will have been surceasing
you will have been surceasing
they will have been surceasing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been surceasing
you had been surceasing
he/she/it had been surceasing
we had been surceasing
you had been surceasing
they had been surceasing
Conditional
I would surcease
you would surcease
he/she/it would surcease
we would surcease
you would surcease
they would surcease
Past Conditional
I would have surceased
you would have surceased
he/she/it would have surceased
we would have surceased
you would have surceased
they would have surceased
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.surcease - a stopping; "a cessation of the thunder"
legal separation, separation - (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order)
stop, halt - the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"

surcease

verb
1. To prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation:
2. To come to a cessation:
noun
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