Synonyms for Cease:

n.

drop. leave off. completion, stopping point, end of the line, conclusion, consummation, closure, termination, terminus, closing, cessation, ending. cease (noun)
give up, stop, finish, lay off, end, terminate, quit.
desist (noun)
study at stop.
end (noun)
conclusion, terminus, closing, termination.
ending (noun)
cessation, close.
stopping point (noun)
stopping point.

v.

cease (verb)
close, pause, discontinue, break, interrupt, suspend, abandon, remit, culminate, quit, stay, terminate, stop, desist, end, refrain, halt.
ceases (verb)
close, pause, discontinue, break, interrupt, suspend, abandon, remit, culminate, quit, stay, terminate, stop, desist, end, refrain, halt.
die (verb)
fall, part, succumb, perish, depart, pass.
give up (verb)
give up, withdraw, surrender, relinquish, resign.
resign (verb)
disclaim, retire, accept, reject, abdicate, vacate, renounce.
stative (verb)
discontinue, stop, quit, give up, lay off.
stop, conclude (verb)
halt, culminate, terminate, surcease, stay, leave off, drop, desist, refrain, close, die, discontinue, finish, end, quit.

Other synonyms:

drop, fade away, end of the line, vanish, belay, stopping point. completion, evaporate, closure, termination, ending, cessation, terminus, consummation, go away. dissolve, stall, conclusion. stop
belay, leave off.
vanish
disappear.
Other relevant words:
consummation, termination, belay, drop, leave off, surcease, disappear, conclusion, fade away, dissolve, lay off, go away, closing, end of the line, stopping point, terminus, evaporate, stall, vanish, cessation, closure, ending, completion.

Usage examples for cease

  1. If Dr. Ross questions me, I shall tell him the truth: " I must go away because I have dared to love your daughter; and if I stayed here I should never cease from my efforts to win her." – Lover or Friend by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  2. If there were not power enough to maintain the form, then, again, the tree would cease to exist. – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage