Noun cease has 1 sense
  1. cease - (`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end
    --1 is a kind of
    end, ending
    Derived form: verb cease1
,Verb cease has 2 senses
  1. discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off - put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
    Derived forms: noun cessation1, noun cease1
    Sample sentence:
    They cease moving
  2. end, stop, finish, terminate, cease - have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP