Sources: Adso Chinese-English Dictionary; CC-CEDICT
America is not the first country to cease broadcasting analogue television, but it is the largest so far.
Hands are waved to the belfry for the ringing to cease, and the blessing of the water begins.
Go up, O Elam: besiege, O Media; all the sighing thereof have I made to cease.
Georgia says it has ordered its troops in the breakaway region of South Ossetia to cease fire, after withdrawing its troops from South Ossetia's capital.
I beseech of you, Maximilian, to cease trifling, and tell me what you really mean.
And it shall come to pass, that the man's rod, whom I shall choose, shall blossom: and I will make to cease from me the murmurings of the children of Israel, whereby they murmur against you.
As for "refusing to cease hostilities as a first step", this is a correct attitude adopted in obedience to President Chiang's New Year's Day message.
As soon as news of the armistice arrived, the order was issued to cease fire.
Finally a bitter apostrophe to the mule must have broken its spirit, for hostilities seemed to cease from that moment
And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall poured upon the desolate.