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Meaning of CEASE-FIRE

Pronunciation:  sees fIr, s'eesf`Iur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms

CEASE-FIRE is a 10 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: armistice, truce
 See Also: peace



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abeyance, armistice, break, breathing spell, buffer zone, caesura, cooling-off period, day off, demilitarized zone, drop, hesitation, holiday, hollow truce, interim, interlude, intermezzo, intermission, intermittence, interruption, interval, lapse, layoff, letup, lull, modus vivendi, neutral territory, pacification, pause, Pax Dei, pax in bello, Pax Romana, peace, Peace of God, recess, remission, respite, rest, stand-down, stay, suspension, suspension of hostilities, temporary arrangement, treaty of peace, truce, vacation