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Webster 1913 Edition


Cesser

Ces′ser

,
Noun.
[From
Cess
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Verb.
I.
]
(Law)
a neglect of a tenant to perform services, or make payment, for two years.

Webster 1828 Edition


Cesser

CESSER

,
Noun.
[See Cess.] A ceasing; a neglect to perform services or payment for two years. See Cessavit.]

Definition 2022


cesser

cesser

English

Noun

cesser (plural cessers)

  1. (law) A neglect of a tenant to perform services, or make payment, for two years.


French

Etymology

From Latin cessāre, present active infinitive of cessō.

Pronunciation

Verb

cesser

  1. to cease; to stop
  2. to break up (e.g. a relationship)

Related terms

Conjugation


Latin

Verb

cesser

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of cessō

Middle French

Verb

cesser

  1. to cease; to stop

Conjugation

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

References

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (cesser, supplement)

Old French

Verb

cesser

  1. to cease; to stop

Conjugation

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ss, *-sss, *-sst are modified to s, s, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

References

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (cesser, supplement)