1. To stop performing an action.
2. To interrupt an action.
To cease to proceed or act.
1. To use up (said of resources); SYN. sap.
2. To empty of liquid; drain the liquid from.
3. To flow off gradually; SYN. run out.
4. To flow off or away gradually; SYN. flow away, flow off.
To stop or cease
(Obsolete) To cease; to come to an end.