Synonyms of cease in English:

cease


See definition of cease

verb

1‘hostilities had ceased’

SYNONYMS
come to an end, come to a halt, come to a stop, end, halt, stop, conclude, terminate, finish, wind up, draw to a close, be over, come to a standstill
pause, break off
peter out, fizzle out, abate, fade away, die away
ANTONYMS

start, continue

2‘they were asked to cease all military activity’

SYNONYMS
bring to an end, bring to a halt, bring to a stop, end, halt, stop, conclude, terminate, finish, wind up, discontinue, desist from, refrain from, leave off, quit, shut down, suspend, break off, cut short
ANTONYMS

start, continue