The Word 'STOP'

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Meanings Of The Word 'Stop'

Stop (noun)

definition:
a brief stay in the course of a journey

example:
"they made a stopover to visit their friends"

Synonyms

Stopover Layover

Stop (noun)

definition:
the act of stopping something

example:
"the third baseman made some remarkable stops"

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Stoppage

Stop (noun)

definition:
an obstruction in a pipe or tube

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Closure

Stop (noun)

definition:
a restraint that checks the motion of something

example:
"They used a book as a stop to hold the door open."

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Catch

Stop (noun)

definition:
a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens

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Diaphragm

Stop (noun)

definition:
a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes

example:
"The organist pulled out all the stops as the fugue drew to a close."

Stop (noun)

definition:
a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

example:
"in England they call a period a stop"

Stop (noun)

definition:
a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it

example:
"My stop consonants are too aspirated."

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Occlusive

Stop (noun)

definition:
the event of something ending

example:
"it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"

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Halt

Stop (noun)

definition:
a spot where something halts or pauses

example:
"The next stop is Atlanta."

Stop (noun)

definition:
the state of inactivity following an interruption

Synonyms

Check

Stop (verb)

definition:
prevent completion

example:
"stop the project"

Stop (verb)

definition:
stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments

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Hold On

Stop (verb)

definition:
hold back, as of a danger or an enemy

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Arrest

Stop (verb)

definition:
seize on its way

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Intercept

Stop (verb)

definition:
render unsuitable for passage

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Blockade

Stop (verb)

definition:
cause to stop

example:
"stop a car"

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Arrest

Stop (verb)

definition:
come to a halt, stop moving

example:
"the car stopped"

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Halt

Stop (verb)

definition:
interrupt a trip

example:
"we stopped at Aunt Mary's house"

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Stop Over

Stop (verb)

definition:
stop from happening or developing

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Block

Stop (verb)

definition:
have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense

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Finish

Stop (verb)

definition:
put an end to a state or an activity