Cease past tense

3 forms of the verb cease The English verb 'cease' is pronounced as [si:s].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb cease: Infinitive (cease), Past Simple - (ceased), Past Participle - (ceased).

Here are the past tense forms of the verb cease

👉 Forms of verb cease in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of cease.

Cease: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
cease [si:s]

ceased [siːst]

ceased [siːst]

What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb cease?

🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'cease'?

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'cease'

  • the first form (V1) is 'cease' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
  • the second form (V2) is 'ceased' used in past simple tense.
  • the third form (V3) is 'ceased' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.

What are the past tense and past participle of cease?

The past tense and past participle of cease are: cease in past simple is ceased, and past participle is ceased.

What is the past tense of cease?

The past tense of the verb "cease" is "ceased", and the past participle is "ceased".

Verb Tenses

Past simple — cease in past simple ceased (V2).
Future simple — cease in future simple is cease (will + V1).
Present Perfect — cease in present perfect tense is ceased (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — cease in past perfect tense is ceased (had + V3).

cease regular or irregular verb?

👉 Is 'cease' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'cease' is regular verb.

Examples of Verb cease in Sentences

  •   If you cease your search early, there is a great risk that you have not yet had time to meet the best candidate. (Present Simple)
  •   The wolves flew back out into the street. They weren't going to cease their pursuit. (Past Simple)
  •   They had to temporarily cease work on the artificially created system, and then close the project altogether. (Past Simple)
  •   The enemy tanks, having lost two vehicles, ceased their advance, fidgeting in place, looking for a comfortable position. (Past Simple)
  •   Suddenly the wind ceased, and I felt keenly that someone was behind me. (Past Simple)
  •   As the dust settles on a road disturbed in the summertime, so the noise of the crowd of thousands began to cease. (Past Simple)
  •   The heavy drizzle began to cease, and in some places there were stars in the sky, but we were not very happy about it. (Past Simple)
  •   The pain may have ceased under the influence of painkillers, but the cause of the pain is not eliminated. (Present Simple)
  •   He didn't look at us, but then he suddenly ceased half-heartedly, and then, barely hearing her refusal, finished the sentence as if nothing had happened, but with a very satisfied look. (Past Simple)
  •   Their voices are ceased, and succeeding generations are forever deprived of the opportunity to sit beside them and listen to their words. (Present Simple)

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