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desist Saltos de línea: de¦sist
Pronunciación: /dɪˈzɪst/
/dɪˈsɪst/

Definición de desist en inglés:

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[no object]
Stop doing something; cease or abstain: each pledged to desist from acts of sabotage
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • So let's all put a stop to this tomfoolery and cease and desist from giving these Ministers pats on the back for their poor behavior.
  • All other followers are threatened or enticed to cease and desist.
  • These figures are the most valid argument yet that they should cease and desist and retire from the field immediately.
Sinónimos
abstain, refrain, forbear, hold back, keep;
stop, cease, discontinue, suspend, give up, quit, break off, leave off, conclude, call a halt/stop to, forgo, drop, dispense with, eschew, have done with, wash one's hands of
informal lay off, give over, pack in, pack up
nautical slang belay

Origen

Late Middle English: from Old French desister, from Latin desistere, from de- 'down from' + sistere 'to stop' (reduplication of stare 'to stand').

Más
  • consist from Late Middle English:

    Fron Latin consistere ‘stand firm or still, exist’, sistere ‘set, stand (still), stop’, also the source of assist (Late Middle English) originally ‘take your stand’; desist (Late Middle English) ‘stand down, stop’; exist (early 17th century) ‘come into being’, literally ‘stand out’; insist (late 16th century) ‘stand upon [an argument]’; and resist (Late Middle English) ‘stand back or against’.

Palabras que riman con desist

assist, cist, coexist, consist, cyst, enlist, exist, gist, grist, hist, insist, list, Liszt, mist, persist, resist, schist, subsist, tryst, twist, whist, wist, wrist

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