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Noun: surcease  'sur,sees or ,sur'sees
Usage: archaic
  1. A stopping
    "a surcease of the thunder";
    - cessation
Verb: surcease  'sur,sees or ,sur'sees
Usage: archaic
  1. Put an end to a state or an activity
    - discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off

Derived forms: surceased, surceasing, surceases

Type of: halt, stop