(`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end
have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
either spatial or metaphorical
"the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"
"Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"
"My property ends by the bushes"
"The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
put an end to a state or an activity
"Quit teasing your little brother"
- give up - lay off