desist

英 [dɪ'zɪst; dɪ'sɪst] 美 [dɪ'zɪst]
  • vi. 停止;断念
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desist 停止

de-, 向下,离开。-sist, 站立,词源同stand, assist. 即站下来,不再坚持,停止。

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desist (v.)
mid-15c., from Middle French désister (mid-14c.), from Latin desistere "to stand aside, leave off, cease," from de- "off" (see de-) + sistere "stop, come to a stand" (see assist). Related: Desisted; desisting.
1. The magazine will desist from such language after receiving complaints.
杂志接到投诉之后将杜绝使用此类语言。

来自柯林斯例句

2. They agreed to desist from the bombing campaign.
他们同意停止大规模轰炸。

来自《权威词典》

3. You had better desist.
你最好打消念头吧.

来自《现代英汉综合大词典》

4. I asked him to desist from abusing me in private to newspaper editors.
我要求他停止私下向各报馆编辑诽谤我.

来自《简明英汉词典》

5. The judge told the man to desist from threatening his wife.
法官告诫那男子切莫再去威胁其妻.

来自辞典例句

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