Your Roots2Words Root of the Week is CES-:
CES– is a word root meaning to go, to yield, or to withdraw.
Common CES- words include access, ancestor, excess, necessary, necessity, process, recess, and success.
More esoteric CES- words include cession and cesspool.
**WORDS TO KNOW**
The root CES– appears as CEAS– in many words, including the following:
cease (verb) – to put an end to; to discontinue; to stop
decease (verb) – to die
— a decedent is someone who is dead or deceased
predecease (verb) – to die before another person
surcease (verb) – to cease; to stop
— surcease is also an end or cessation
The root CES– is connected to CED-, which also means to go, to yield, or to withdraw.