Đồng nghĩa của desist

Alternative for desist

desists, desisted, desisting

Đồng nghĩa: abandon, cease, discontinue, end, halt, stop,


To cease to proceed or act
cease stop abstain discontinue suspend end forbear refrain belay break off conclude give up keep kick leave off drop eschew forgo give over hold back quit abandon avoid halt have done with pause refrain from relinquish resign surcease yield dispense with lay off knock off not do pack in pack up call a halt to call a stop to finish desist from terminate cut out break up can let up wind up abstain from renounce close break pass elapse do without cut off expire dead-end put a stop to call it a day shun wink out forsake check bring to an end call it quits lapse determine die put an end to lay off of cut short resist cancel arrest curb go forbear from steer clear of withhold jack in swear off keep from shut off abjure bring to a halt withhold from pull the plug on refuse scrub interrupt axe pass up complete get out of hold off pack it in close out wrap up ax bring to a close restrain rescind repeal inhibit not continue avert revoke evade forego stop oneself abort scrap skip go without come to an end restrain from stay away from culminate shy from kill finish off skip out on withdraw shut down bring to a stop get off take the cure head off forswear decline reject call recall waive dodge leave alone preclude shirk shake draw to a close bypass escape fight shy of not touch resist the temptation to cry off sidestep shrink from sit out be over prevent leave block skirt steer clear nullify call off break the habit of give a wide berth to nip in the bud come to a close set aside obviate pull out of rein in back out of dissolve deny yourself abolish wind down fend off ward off escape from intermit round out round off scratch adjourn ultimate close down stay run out die down put the kibosh on kick the habit eliminate stave off quit cold cut it out keep off postpone rest kick over give a rest pass on jack it in abrogate starve fast constrain fence-sit ditch leave out remit bridle omit go cold turkey forlet sacrifice achieve succeed down tools stop work shelve withcall lay aside wrap extinguish recess bring to a conclusion prorogue prorogate annul bring to an untimely end stop doing lie by spell stay neutral restrain oneself restrain yourself decline to go easy fail cut thwart foil throw in the towel stop trying throw in the sponge phase out bring to a standstill get rid of do away with intervene bag it separate give something the chop knock something on the head interpose disunite disconnect disjoin blow off dissever part come to a stop not take sides immobilize stem turn back sit on one's hands give the go by deactivate immobilise delay defer intercept hold up stay away circumvent get around shake off withstand back off quit cold turkey forfend stonewall sew up get on the wagon hang it up consummate help neutralise defend against turn aside shut out save keep from happening cinch crown come to a halt come to a standstill bring back off from check out from hinder interfere with negate make up for neutralize impede counterbalance prohibit counteract anticipate stop dead draw to a halt come to rest fade away peter out kibosh call it quits on surcease from nip something in the bud bring down curtain draw to close put a period to put the lid on top off put to bed die away get done end up die out stop in one's tracks fizzle out cool it run its course reach a standstill collapse have nothing to do with avoid doing be temperate drop out of pull up hold stand take the pledge knock it off call a halt stop midstream resign from go on the wagon restrain oneself from prevent oneself from prevent yourself from not give in to cease to indulge in stop oneself from chuck disappear vanish fade dwindle bar settle surrender bite the dust melt away ignore exclude obstruct stall duck forfeit renege ebb finalize evaporate freeze duck-shove funk abate back out run away from skive off wane neglect evanish finalise become invalid duck out of wriggle out of slide out of withdraw from become void become obsolete finish with retire from rule out cease to exist hang up pass away throw up blow over dump close off exit abdicate stand down from hold back from bring to end disrupt give something up despair lose heart capitulate admit defeat be beaten give in concede defeat spurn come off throw something up depart jack something in give up on disturb give up hope abandon hope do liquidate turn aside from be at an end be no longer valid cap log off discharge accomplish endure dispense clear carve isolate extirpate usurp remove delete snub exsect sever marginalize extract overlook oust excise cut into say goodbye to break into retreat drop out resolve clean up finish up fold up be put to bed cut loose button up button down put a lid on shutter clinch keep away from manage without transpire sunder fold antedate tie up loose ends be through with come to the end carry out bring to fruition come to a conclusion round up carry through set the seal on give notice take out marginalise cut dead take away give something a miss slip away be no more fly by put paid to dispose of switch off wind something up precede pull the plug preexist predate antecede get shut of get shot of trail off go by tail off curtail divorce jilt skive skirt round pass by miss out on shorten abbreviate clip abridge bilk desert rationalize backpedal welsh excuse pigeonhole sink leave unfinished stop cold stop short break short stop in full flow wither subside wilt part with part from table put off reschedule dust off break with forget about debar disband turn your back on eighty-six write off wipe out moderate weaken recede decay lessen decrease diminish mothball put aside hold over back down weasel out get out use pretext have alibi rationalise cop out slacken evanesce degenerate retrograde deteriorate crumble bate droop put on hold push back lay on the table put on back burner count out put back take a rain check on put in abeyance file procrastinate inactivate put on the back burner hang fire retard pink-slip put in cold storage keep in abeyance put on ice lay over protract put on the shelf hold in abeyance disqualify interdict molder dilapidate moulder estop forestall forbid miss shuffle off run low fade out wear away fall away ease off go down grow less go dead go downhill give the slip make it impossible for make it impracticable for deter make impossible ward make impracticable elude forget finesse scape body-swerve not attend let slide scrimshank leave undone lose sight of play truant from weasel out of creep skimp on parry dog cheat be lax about be remiss about lie down on job fence not attend to shuffle out of slough off cop out of bob off bludge pay no attention to pay little attention to frustrate hamper still catch hobble staunch hesitate falter waver teeter dither balance stagger vacillate wobble scruple wabble limp stumble whiffle draw up bring up be suspended put a sock in be broken off shilly-shally be abandoned wiggle-waggle blow the whistle on draw to a stand hang back stand still hold at bay put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill fetch up


To refuse or say no to
decline refuse reject pass dismiss rebuff snub spurn deny repudiate shun abjure forbear forgo renounce avoid disapprove repulse eschew demur reprobate baulk at demur at knock back pass on pass up say no to turn down abstain from brush aside balk at refrain from shy from desist from not accept withhold from opt out refuse to take advantage of look down one's nose at opt out of send one's regrets shake one's head give the red light give the thumbs down scorn nix negative disdain negate repel withdraw protest ignore deselect throw out say no turn away brush off dispense with hold back hold off hold out protest at set aside turn from throw over not budge on send off turn deaf ear to jib at draw the line at not care for turn one's back on refuse to receive give thumbs down to not buy abandon give up disregard cold-shoulder relinquish disown disallow abdicate resist give someone the brush-off forswear neglect cut surrender snout stiff-arm waive yield freeze out put down rebut give someone the go-by give the brush give the cold shoulder forsake disavow stave off retract beat off renege recant fend off disclaim put off cut dead look right through ward off tell someone where to get off cede steer clear of sacrifice slight abnegate keep at bay drop pass by keep at arm's length hand over delay sneer at ostracize cast aside discourage cast off ostracise veto wash one's hands of turn your back on withgo miss fight off deter check keep away rebuke parry oppose drive back put aside discard turn your nose up at keep at a distance do without kick push back keep off desert turn over revoke send away sign away disinherit cut off give something a miss leave not hear of turn back send packing disacknowledge give the bum's rush have nothing to do with send to Coventry give the thumbs down to turn back on wash hands of give a wide berth to decide against avert deflect withhold sniff at turn aside hold at bay obstruct evade discount deny oneself let pass overlook skip stall filibuster not heed reluct miss out on let go by blank contemn jilt turn up one's nose look past act cool make unwelcome forego give a pain give the cold shoulder to give somebody the cold shoulder refuse admittance to give somebody the run-around shirk disgorge fail to take advantage of pass something up not take advantage of turn nose up at sneeze at scoff at treat with contempt look down on hold in contempt contradict vacate quitclaim stonewall step down from withdraw from bag it deliver up bail out step aside from gainsay resign refute disaffirm disconfirm defer remit postpone weasel out of go back on word renig welsh drop out impugn worm out of stay allow remove grant shelve table suspend prorogue reserve reverse rescind contravene bilk ditch ban concede disprofess blacklist embargo fight dishonor rat turn default tergiversate banish flush oust dishonour cast defect apostatize tergiverse shed lay aside dump hold up bar stay clear of refuse to acknowledge divorce oneself from refuse to accept beat back force back confront drive away foil unsay foreswear repeal black blackball body-swerve stay shy of fight shy of keep away from not touch have no part in shrink from give a wide berth shy away from stand aloof from look right through someone keep your distance from shake off keep clear of have no part of recoil from give the runaround turn away from leave alone palm off have no more truck with wash your hands of be against break with have nothing more to do with fly in the face of frustrate debar thrust back prevent duel dispute cool stand off traverse refrain abstain proscribe interdict prohibit outlaw put to flight see off drive off stay away from impose sanctions hold aloof from withhold patronage exclude place an embargo on ice out shut out strike boycott refuse to take part in knock down force off chase away give cold shoulder to stand up against reprove chide cross tell off lash out at put in one's place


To briefly stop or interrupt an action
pause cease halt hesitate break delay discontinue rest wait waver adjourn stop deliberate falter interrupt break off hold back drop hang back linger mark time pull up reflect shake sideline suspend take a breath tarry let up stop briefly take a break take a breather call time have a breather take five take ten think twice break it up catch one's breath come to standstill put on hold stop what you're doing ease off ease up do less slacken release abate relax slow down relent relax one's efforts finish stay have a break take time out shut down wind up finish off knock off take time off come to a standstill end check quit terminate arrest block conclude curb impede close obstruct frustrate elapse can stall bar lapse hamper pass determine expire go still die catch hobble stem belay freeze staunch immobilize balance wabble teeter stagger vacillate dither scruple wobble limp stumble whiffle immobilise leave off break up cut off cut out desist from dead-end lay off hold up be abandoned come to a stop stand still call it a day wiggle-waggle come to an end put an end to come to a halt nip in the bud come to a close be broken off be suspended pack in bring to a stop close down shilly-shally blow the whistle on hold at bay wink out bring to an end put a sock in put a cork in stem the flow bring to a standstill bring to standstill pull the plug on come to rest shut off bring up draw to a stand cut short give over put a stop to be over fetch up put the kibosh on pack up draw to a close draw up


To diminish in intensity or severity, especially gradually
lessen decrease diminish abate dwindle decline moderate shrink contract subside fall ebb fade grow less let up lighten wane drop drop off ease erode recede relent remit slacken taper off attenuate ease off get less grow smaller tail off de-escalate die down die off drop away flag lower pall quieten sink taper weaken come down go down nosedive peter out plummet slump waste away abridge amputate blur clip close crop cut drain drain away fall away impair minify phase down ratchet down soft-pedal thin become smaller cut back roll back slack up slow down wind down die away die out take the bite out take the sting out relax slow decelerate slack coast stop terminate cool off unlax end cool subdue quell halt dull become weaker cool it fade away chill out come to an end reduce fall off disappear wither plunge deteriorate fail melt away droop decay depreciate evaporate vanish degenerate ease up go downhill descend soften shrivel dip slack off languish slacken off crumble fizzle out downsize wear off wilt crash dissolve regress dive sag alleviate collapse trail off cease mitigate tumble waste become less go away go trail slide deplete downscale decrement disperse take a nosedive lag minimize emaciate curtail calm down grow faint die wear away grow dim dim retrograde get smaller nose-dive withdraw minimise dissipate temper lapse deflate dry up rachet down narrow melt run low slip atrophy curb check disintegrate condense settle run out restrain quiet shorten hit the floor calm depress devaluate constrict pass go into a tailspin settle down clear finish dent bate crater wear down narrow down skid worsen faint relapse evanesce make smaller give out rot come to nothing devolve knock down go through the floor break down get lower rebate compress fade out take a dive come to a halt release lull pass away quieten down falter lose edge make less retire abbreviate devalue grow weaker squeeze trail away thin out still give way totter lose slope downturn become weak slake tire retrogress fall short return vitiate fall steeply pare down succumb come to a stop backslide fall sharply take a header level off break up draw to a close cave in be no more become lower drop rapidly disimprove be reduced get worse tone down go down the toilet hit the skids die on vine go to rack and ruin go to the pack go to pot go to the dogs go down the tubes slash modify cut down tail away loose minimalize be forgotten ebb away grow allay assuage relieve lose strength lose intensity clear up disengage slim wrinkle mollify rescind shape elongate modulate decimate peter loosen minish sink into oblivion disappear slowly blow over flow away dampen fall through pine weary concentrate truncate telescope extenuate retrench incline downwards slant down slope down tilt downwards give in drop down retreat phase out thin down run dry wizen mummify be on the way out go downwards impoverish cripple debase tremble limp make less active close out lose courage fall down straiten become less intense lose its effect lose its effectiveness infrigidate freeze freshen ally frost retrocede compact be gone dispel turn down slim down fall back pull out back away drop back tighten grow worse lose spirit elapse discontinue constringe capsule capsulize cease to be exit become obsolete move away go back die away or out die away or down determine expire quit conclude take a turn for the worse deprave revert corrupt corrode go to pieces come apart at seams scrimp make narrower become extinct perish back retract depart move back molder dilapidate moulder take in lose ground dematerialize fly flee back off move further off gutter get narrower become narrower etiolate cease to exist disappear from the face of the earth break off wind up dead-end leave off wink out go dead pack in draw away draw back flow back hush fold deliquesce grow feeble pass off rarefy evanish poop out vanish into thin air fag out tucker out become less loud become unimportant grow weak drag cheapen buckle scatter spoil flop be giving up the ghost be about to die become moribund have one foot in the grave be breathing one's last be approaching death be on one's deathbed be slipping away be in extremis pale be at death's door be on one's last legs fall to pieces become dilapidated run to seed pejorate go to seed bow out hit rock bottom reach depths fall into disrepair come apart at the seams lose significance decrease in importance pale into insignificance lose value fold up decrease in value decline in price hit the dirt tip over lose lustre grow dull be precipitated become less dense become less in number become less numerous clear out


To die or cease living
end depart die expire croak decease demise drop exit fall flatline go part perish succumb abolish exterminate ruin wane check out conk out kick in kick off pass away pass on peg out pop off step out run out bite the dust buy it kick the bucket give up the ghost snuff it depart this life cross the great divide go the way of all flesh go belly up shuffle off this mortal coil pass buy the farm be no more go the way of the flesh be lost cark it go to the great beyond bite the big one pop your clogs be killed collapse cease go to glory kick it peg it go bung hop the twig hop the stick go under meet one's end breathe your last pass over cash in one's chips go the way of the dinosaurs meet one's maker cease living meet one's death kick in [slang] push up the daisies be six feet under cross the Styx shove off go to the wall go west call off all bets cool off buy a one-way ticket deep six meet your end drop dead be slain be a casualty lose one's life be a fatality wilt meet one's Maker run through draw one's last breath go to one's last resting place fold up cave turn up one's toes pop one's clogs meet waterloo go down give way give up pack it in cease to exist faint go belly-up invalidate swoon strike out up and die cash in chips meet your maker flake out sink down keel over fall unconscious fall down pass out lose consciousness go out black out decline vanish disappear waste be destroyed OD take your last breath lose life lose your life die out die off become extinct peter out relinquish life go to meet one's maker breathe one's last rest in peace hand in one's dinner pail go to meet your maker fall asleep fade away slip away cash in go to one's reward fizzle out push up daisies die a death die unexpectedly fall dead die suddenly conk suck the kumara suffocate go way of all flesh drown be taken drop off lay down one's life dwindle become rarer become less common pass into oblivion cease to be


Admit defeat
give in submit surrender yield bow capitulate concede quit succumb blink budge relent acquiesce cave in concede defeat knuckle under climb down give way abandon cease cede collapse comply defer deliver despair drop fold forswear lose present proffer relinquish resign stop tender waive admit defeat back down bail out bow out buckle under chicken out cry uncle cut out give up hand in hand over leave off pull out throw in the sponge throw in the towel accede assent agree fall accept raise the white flag backpedal show the white flag pack it in bend be beaten concur lay down your arms buckle say uncle approve come round break accept defeat crumble be overcome go along with eat humble pie comply with call it quits consent withdraw do a U-turn go down retreat fall victim conform crumple go under lay down arms do an about-turn give wave the white flag agree to acquiesce in give up the struggle give in to soften call it a day chuck in backtrack back out allow let go fall apart back off make concessions be overwhelmed knuckle come apart break down eat crow roll over respect adapt toss it in permit put up white flag subscribe kowtow cave okay abide by change your mind fall to pieces lay down one's arms be overwhelmed by concur with resign yourself consent to be overcome by be conquered by conform to weaken melt reconsider suffer defeat be defeated indulge crack admit recant become lenient show mercy observe sanction retract truckle give yourself up endorse take back give ground be conquered topple bless suffer admit you were wrong hoist the white flag act in accordance with cooperate with founder row back do an about-face fall in adjust embrace go give the green light to bow to fall apart at the seams eat your words give the thumbs up to accommodate say the word say yes to assent to cut a deal come to terms abdicate yield to turn in implode OK accede to accord disintegrate obey give the nod heed shake on break apart buy give the go-ahead to yes ditto go to pieces lay down submit to toe the line throw in your hand tumble be beaten by play ball pay homage lose heart stop trying fall in line vail chuck it in change compromise adhere be submissive resign oneself bend the knee humble oneself surrender to show white flag give up hope break off halt abandon hope finish call a halt end call off give oneself over fold up cry quits turn over bow to someone bow to something give away the store throw up one's hands throw up the sponge be servile eat one's words concede to let give permission for say yes sign off on make a deal subdue subjugate genuflect sing a different song have second thoughts admit that one is wrong retract one's words bring to an end give out fall down come down slump go out topple over subside settle shatter sag wilt return offer back give back break up sever come apart at the seams do a volte-face flip-flop change one's attitude change one's plans about-face change your decision retrocede turn back double back hesitate vacillate waver renege ratify authorize give one's permission warrant give one's stamp of approval to pass pass on concur in rubber-stamp back authorise grant recognise give five give one's leave license mandate recognize adopt espouse validate confirm subscribe to support give the OK to licence ease off ease up give oneself up cancel balk demur cop out recoil fink out lie down pass into enemy hands be destroyed by be a casualty to be smitten by be overthrown be vanquished by be overthrown by fall victim to be defeated by lose one's position to be taken by pass into the hands of eat dirt leave entrust consign forego honor honour follow play dead wimp out baulk beg off go back on back pedal pull back hold back knuckleunder fawn be deferential cringe agree with touch unbend mind mollify relax disarm sink adhere to keep have no fight left withdraw from agreement or statement affect forgive move be the loser come off second-best be bested by fail take orders hold to answer do as you are told do as one says fulfill do what is expected come to heel serve act upon do one's bidding play it by the book fulfil respond goose-step to get into line do what one is told keep to play second fiddle live by do one's duty hold fast stick to be ruled by get in line be loyal to forbear tumble down tolerate have mercy sympathise have pity become merciful slow give quarter show pity sympathize be vanquished be trounced lose out keel brook give one's blessing to give one's approval to roll over and play dead accept tacitly reconcile jibe go along stand by give the nod to give one's consent to let pass give one's assent to agree to something allow something be merciful admit something concede something come around cool it lighten up die away mellow out let happen lay back come a cropper drop a bundle get the worst take a licking have the worst come up short be worsted crash out take a beating be humbled come to grief default be taken to cleaners meet one's Waterloo be outdistanced fall short let it happen change one's mind go easy on give some slack ease up on take a softer line

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