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Definition of "ceased" []

  • To bring or come to an end; desist from; stop (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of cease. (verb)

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Use "ceased" in a sentence
  • "The ordinary notaries of the chancery, however, were gradually known by other names, according to their various functions, so that the term ceased to be employed in the pontifical and other chanceries."
  • "At this point, critics began looking for "the new Dylan", a pastime which continued until he came out as a Christian in 1978 and the title ceased to be coveted."
  • "It's been half a decade, if not longer, since the term ceased to refer to a widespread conception of music-making and became anchored to the post-Godspeed strain of increasingly dilute faux-symphonic indie."