cessare

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cessāre, present active infinitive of cessō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃesˈsa.re/
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: ces‧sà‧re

Verb[edit]

cessàre (first-person singular present cèsso, first-person singular past historic cessài, past participle cessàto)

  1. (intransitive) to stop, to finish, to cease [auxiliary essere]
    Synonyms: smettere, finire, terminare
    Antonym: continuare
  2. (intransitive) to abate, to die down, to subside [auxiliary essere]
    Synonym: calmarsi
  3. (intransitive) to stop doing, to cease doing [+ da (object verb)], [+ di (verb)] [auxiliary avere]
    ha cessato di viverehe stopped living, he died
    non ha cessato dal lavorohe didn't cease his work
    Antonyms: proseguire, continuare
  4. (intransitive, commerce) to shut down, to fold (of a company) [auxiliary avere]
  5. (transitive) to stop, to cease
    Synonym: fermare

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

cessāre

  1. inflection of cessō:
    1. present active infinitive
    2. second-person singular present passive imperative/indicative