Cesser – to cease

French Verb Conjugations

  Present Imperfect Future Conditional Subjunctive Imperfect subj.
je cesse cessais cesserai cesserais cesse cessasse
tu cesses cessais cesseras cesserais cesses cessasses
il cesse cessait cessera cesserait cesse cessât
nous cessons cessions cesserons cesserions cessions cessassions
vous cessez cessiez cesserez cesseriez cessiez cessassiez
ils cessent cessaient cesseront cesseraient cessent cessassent
  Passé composé Past perfect Future perfect Past conditional Past subjunctive Pluperfect subj.
j’ ai cessé avais cessé aurai cessé aurais cessé aie cessé eusse cessé
tu as cessé avais cessé auras cessé aurais cessé aies cessé eusses cessé
il a cessé avait cessé aura cessé aurait cessé ait cessé eût cessé
nous avons cessé avions cessé aurons cessé aurions cessé ayons cessé eussions cessé
vous avez cessé aviez cessé aurez cessé auriez cessé ayez cessé eussiez cessé
ils ont cessé avaient cessé auront cessé auraient cessé aient cessé eussent cessé
  Passé simple Past anterior Imperative Participles  
je / j’ cessai eus cessé   (tu) cesse   Present cessant
tu cessas eus cessé   (nous) cessons   Past cessé
il cessa eut cessé   (vous) cessez   Perfect ayant cessé
nous cessâmes eûmes cessé   Past imperative    
vous cessâtes eûtes cessé   (tu) aie cessé Past infinitive
ils cessèrent eurent cessé   (nous) ayons cessé   avoir cessé
        (vous) ayez cessé    

  Cesser is a regular -er verb.

It’s one of seven verbs that can be made negative with the ne littéraire (ne without pas).

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