Desist

Definition of Desist

De`sist´
v. i.1.To cease to proceed or act; to stop; to forbear; - often with from.
[imp. & p. p. Desisted; p. pr. & vb. n. Desisting.]
Never desisting to do evil.
- E. Hall.
To desist from his bad practice.
- Massinger.
Desist (thou art discern'd,
And toil'st in vain).
- Milton.

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abandon, abdicate, abjure, abort, acknowledge defeat, belay, cancel, cede, come off, cry quits, cut it out, cut out, desist from, discontinue, disuse, drop, drop it, end, forgo, forswear, give, give over, give up, hand over, have done with, hold, knock it off, lay down, lay off, leave off, let go, nol-pros, not pursue with, put behind one, quit, refrain, relinquish, renounce, resign, scrub, stay, surrender, throw up, waive, yield
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