cease and desist

Definition of cease and desist

formal

  1. :  to stop (doing something) immediately The company was ordered by the court to cease and desist from selling the photographs.

Word by Word Definitions

ceaseplay
  1. :  to cause to come to an end especially gradually :  no longer continue

    :  to come to an end

    :  to bring an activity or action to an end :  discontinue

  1. :  cessation

desistplay
  1. :  to cease to proceed or act


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