toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

used in Romeo and Juliet

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
to stop or discontinue
  • By-and-by I come:— To cease thy suit and leave me to my grief: To-morrow will I send.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Capulet's Garden (79% in)
  • Well, do not swear: although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night; It is too rash, too unadvis'd, too sudden; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be Ere one can say It lightens.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Capulet's Garden (61% in)
  • Then gave I her, so tutored by my art, A sleeping potion; which so took effect As I intended, for it wrought on her The form of death: meantime I writ to Romeo That he should hither come as this dire night, To help to take her from her borrow'd grave, Being the time the potion's force should cease.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — A churchyard; in it a Monument.... (82% in)

There are no more uses of "cease" in Romeo and Juliet.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list —®