Translation of "desist" - English-Spanish dictionary

desist

verb uk /dɪˈsɪst/ us /dɪˈsɪst/ formal

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

desistir
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)