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1. cease

verb. ['ˈsiːs'] put an end to a state or an activity.

Synonyms

  • give up
  • shut off
  • knock off
  • close off
  • quit
  • call it a day
  • leave off
  • call it quits
  • sign off
  • drop
  • stop
  • discontinue
  • cheese
  • retire
  • withdraw
  • break
  • lay off

Antonyms

  • imperfection
  • phase in
  • open
  • hire

Etymology

  • cesen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Cease Fire

  • ceasefire

Sentences with cease-fire


1. Noun Phrase
If Israel and Palestine can call a cease fire, so can you.

2. cease

verb. ['ˈsiːs'] have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical.

Synonyms

  • terminate
  • go out
  • run out
  • climax
  • run short
  • conclude
  • pass away
  • close
  • turn out
  • culminate
  • break
  • vanish
  • come out
  • lapse
  • go
  • go away
  • end
  • stop
  • disappear
  • break up
  • discontinue
  • run low
  • cut out
  • adjourn
  • recess

Antonyms

  • continue
  • victory
  • start
  • refrain

Etymology

  • cesen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. fire

noun. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] the event of something burning (often destructive).

Synonyms

  • brush fire
  • smoulder
  • occurrence
  • happening
  • bonfire
  • smolder
  • conflagration
  • prairie fire
  • smudge
  • campfire
  • backfire
  • forest fire
  • inferno
  • balefire
  • natural event
  • grassfire

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • open
  • thicken
  • tune

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. fire

verb. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] start firing a weapon.

Synonyms

  • open fire
  • shoot

Antonyms

  • lower
  • demote
  • descent

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. fire

noun. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy.

Synonyms

  • counterpreparation fire
  • preparation fire
  • covering fire
  • counterfire
  • direct fire
  • crossfire
  • registration fire
  • volley
  • shelling
  • fusillade
  • observed fire
  • attack
  • scheduled fire
  • fratricide
  • antiaircraft fire
  • concentrated fire
  • cover
  • cannon fire
  • indirect fire
  • unobserved fire
  • destruction fire
  • burst
  • distributed fire
  • supporting fire
  • battery
  • onslaught
  • massed fire
  • artillery fire
  • neutralization fire
  • firing
  • harassing fire
  • suppressive fire
  • interdiction fire
  • call fire
  • radar fire
  • salvo
  • broadside
  • searching fire
  • onset
  • bombardment
  • hostile fire
  • barrage
  • onrush
  • friendly fire
  • grazing fire

Antonyms

  • cool
  • coldness
  • anestrus
  • unemotionality

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fire

verb. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] cause to go off.

Synonyms

  • pop
  • loose off
  • blast
  • discharge
  • let drive
  • shoot
  • fusillade
  • let fly

Antonyms

  • calmness
  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • uninteresting

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fire

verb. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] bake in a kiln so as to harden.

Antonyms

  • wake

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fire

verb. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position.

Synonyms

  • terminate
  • dismiss
  • pension off
  • give the sack
  • clean out
  • force out
  • send packing
  • can
  • give notice
  • drop
  • sack
  • squeeze out
  • give the axe
  • remove
  • retire
  • displace
  • furlough
  • lay off

Antonyms

  • functional disorder
  • organic disorder
  • organized
  • untroubled

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. fire

noun. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke.

Synonyms

  • blaze
  • burning
  • flare
  • ignition
  • flaming
  • blazing
  • flame

Antonyms

  • succumb
  • curse
  • bless
  • deaden

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. fire

verb. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] go off or discharge.

Synonyms

  • discharge

Antonyms

  • powerlessness
  • uninterestingness

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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