cease vs halt: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: cease or halt

How to spell cease?

cease
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ceaseverb

put an end to a state or an activity

ceaseverb

have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

ceasenoun

(`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end

haltnoun

an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement

haltnoun

the state of inactivity following an interruption

haltverb

cause to stop

haltverb

stop from happening or developing

haltverb

stop the flow of a liquid

haltverb

come to a halt, stop moving

haltnoun

the event of something ending

haltadjective

disabled in the feet or legs

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