Synonyms and Antonyms of desist
to bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end ordered to desist from all attempts to contact his estranged wife Synonyms of desist from break, break off, break up, can [slang], cease, cut off, cut out, stop (from), discontinue, drop, end, give over, halt, knock off, lay off, leave off, pack (up or in), quit, shut offWords Related to desist from complete, conclude, finish; close (down); deactivate; block, blockade, dam, delay, detain, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, kibosh, obstruct, stem; call, suspend; arrest, brake, check, clamp down, rein (in), squash, squelch, stamp, stanch (or staunch), stunt, suppress, turn back; pause, stay, suspend; abolish, abort, annul, demolish, destroy, dissolve, kill, ruin, scuttle, snuffNear Antonyms of desist from carry on, continue, follow through (with), keep up, run on; advance, proceed, progress; actuate, drive, impel, propel, stir
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