Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Cease"

The meaning of "Cease" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does cease to exist mean?
A: “Cease to exist” means “doesn’t exist”.
Q: What does cease mean?
A: Cease = stop, come to an end.

The once loving person I knew ceased to be anymore, and that made me unbelievably sad. Time ceases for no one. The violence had ceased and everyone could return to a normal life.
Q: What does cease mean?
A: To cease means to stop.
Q: What does ceased mean?
A: It means they stopped

Example sentences using "Cease"

Q: Please show me example sentences with cease.
A: Please cease to contact me through this (phone) number.

His art never ceases to amaze me.

The war was called to an end by a mutual ceasefire.
Q: Please show me example sentences with cease.
A: "Cease" works exactly like "stop", but it just sounds more formal and such.

"The pain has ceased" = "The pain has stopped".
"The phone has ceased to work." = "The phone stopped working." (I wouldn't say this as much.)
"Cease!" = "Stop!"
Q: Please show me example sentences with cease.
A: We need to cease these attacks in Syria cos those poor children must be safe.
Q: Please show me example sentences with cease.
A: Cease doing that thing
Usually cease is a synonym of stop, use it that way
Q: Please show me example sentences with cease.
A: Cease means to 'No Longer' or 'Stop'

The forest caught on fire, and the trees ceased to exist.

kids are fighting.."Cease this behavior!"

Synonyms of "Cease" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between cease and quit and stop ?
A:
“he ceased to exist.”
“the woman quit her job.”
“the girl wanted to stop playing with her toys.”
Q: What is the difference between to cease and to stop ?
A: Cease, to a native speaker, would sound incredibly formal and not very natural. Technically they are interchangeable because they both mean to stop something so "her crying ceased" and "she stopped crying" both work but doesn't seem to work when first person is used "I ceased his shouting" but "i stopped him from shouting" does work. I'm in no way an expert but this is how I, a native speaker, would use/view it. hopefully this is helpful.
Q: What is the difference between cease and stop ?
A: Cease is more formal. Signs may say cease or stop, but they mean the same thing.
Q: What is the difference between cease and stop and quit ?
A: Cease is more formal. Quit often implies the person gave up, was upset, when they stopped the action. Telling someone to quit is ruder than cease and stop.

Cease with the noise!
Stop making noise!
Quit making noises!
Q: What is the difference between cease and stop ?
A: cease is more formal. it's often used in many legal documents telling people to stop doing something.

Translations of "Cease"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? cease
A: “You cease to impress me.”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? cease
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? He will either cease being mistaken
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? cease
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Other questions about "Cease"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce "it never ceases to amaze me" .
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Q: it never ceases to surprise me does this sound natural?
A: Good, very natural. (^-^)
Q: He never ceases to surprise us.
does this sound natural?
A: It's quite a natural phrase, though I would say it's a bit formal/dramatic.

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