Translation of "desist" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /dɪˈsɪst/ us /dɪˈsɪst/ formal

to stop doing something, especially something that someone else does not want you to do

The soldiers have been ordered to desist from firing their guns.
The high winds are expected to desist tomorrow.

(Translation of “desist” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)