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Stop (IPA: /ˈstɑp/)


Stop (v. t.)

To close, as an aperture, by filling or by obstructing; as, to stop the ears; hence, to stanch, as a wound.

Stop (v. t.)

To obstruct; to render impassable; as, to stop a way, road, or passage.

Stop (v. t.)

To arrest the progress of; to hinder; to impede; to shut in; as, to stop a traveler; to stop the course of a stream, or a flow of blood.

Stop (v. t.)

To hinder from acting or moving; to prevent the effect or efficiency of; to cause to cease; to repress; to restrain; to suppress; to interrupt; to suspend; as, to stop the execution of a decree, the progress of vice, the approaches of old age or infirmity.

Stop (v. t.)

To regulate the sounds of, as musical strings, by pressing them against the finger board with the finger, or by shortening in any way the vibrating part.

Stop (v. t.)

To point, as a composition; to punctuate.

Stop (v. t.)

To make fast; to stopper.

Stop (v. i.)

To cease to go on; to halt, or stand still; to come to a stop.

Stop (v. i.)

To cease from any motion, or course of action.

Stop (v. i.)

To spend a short time; to reside temporarily; to stay; to tarry; as, to stop with a friend.

Stop (n.)

The act of stopping, or the state of being stopped; hindrance of progress or of action; cessation; repression; interruption; check; obstruction.

Stop (n.)

That which stops, impedes, or obstructs; as obstacle; an impediment; an obstruction.

Stop (n.)

A device, or piece, as a pin, block, pawl, etc., for arresting or limiting motion, or for determining the position to which another part shall be brought.

Stop (n.)

The closing of an aperture in the air passage, or pressure of the finger upon the string, of an instrument of music, so as to modify the tone; hence, any contrivance by which the sounds of a musical instrument are regulated.

Stop (n.)

In the organ, one of the knobs or handles at each side of the organist, by which he can draw on or shut off any register or row of pipes; the register itself; as, the vox humana stop.

Stop (n.)

A member, plain or molded, formed of a separate piece and fixed to a jamb, against which a door or window shuts. This takes the place, or answers the purpose, of a rebate. Also, a pin or block to prevent a drawer from sliding too far.

Stop (n.)

A point or mark in writing or printing intended to distinguish the sentences, parts of a sentence, or clauses; a mark of punctuation. See Punctuation.

Stop (n.)

The diaphragm used in optical instruments to cut off the marginal portions of a beam of light passing through lenses.

Stop (n.)

The depression in the face of a dog between the skull and the nasal bones. It is conspicuous in the bulldog, pug, and some other breeds.

Stop (n.)

Some part of the articulating organs, as the lips, or the tongue and palate, closed (a) so as to cut off the passage of breath or voice through the mouth and the nose (distinguished as a lip-stop, or a front-stop, etc., as in p, t, d, etc.), or (b) so as to obstruct, but not entirely cut off, the passage, as in l, n, etc.; also, any of the consonants so formed.

Stop

Service in public transport

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Genetic element in the species Drosophila melanogaster

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Song from the 1979 Pink Floyd album, The Wall

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Single by The Moody Blues

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Album by Plain White T's

Stop Synonyms

Check, Hitch, Halt, Stay, Stoppag, Arrest

Stop Synonyms

Blockage, Block, Occlusion, Closure, Stoppage

Stop Synonyms

Catch

Stop Synonyms

Diaphragm

Stop Synonyms

Halt

Stop Synonyms

Full Stop, Point, Period, Full Point

Stop Synonyms

Stop Consonant, Plosive Consonant, Occlusive, Plosive, Plosive Speech Sound

Stop Synonyms

Layover, Stopover

Stop Synonyms

Stoppage

Stop Synonyms

Block Off, Block, Blockade, Block Up, Barricade, Ba

Stop Synonyms

Discontinue, Break, Break Off

Stop Synonyms

Check, Contain, Arrest, Hold Bac, Turn Back

Stop Synonyms

Give Up, Cease, Discontinue, Lay Of, Quit

Stop Synonyms

Cease, Terminate, End, Finish

Stop Synonyms

Halt

Stop Synonyms

Kibosh, Halt, Block

Stop Synonyms

Hold On

Stop Synonyms

Intercept

Stop Synonyms

Stop Over

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Safe Tables Our Priority

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Safety Training and Observation Program

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Safety training observation program

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Satellite Tracking of Polluters

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

SCOMP Trusted Operating Program

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Save the Oppressed People

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

SHORT TERM OPERATIONS PLAN

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Sicker Than Other People

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Sicker Than Others Patrol

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Sit, Think, Observe, Plan

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Sonotherapy for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Southwest Tactical Operations Plan

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Stable Ocean Platform

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Stable tubule only polypeptide

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Stationary Transient Object Pipeline

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Statistical Operations Processor

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Stop Taking Our Past

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Stroke Prevention Trial in Sickle Cell Anemia

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Structural/Thermal Optical

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Students Thinking Of Peers

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Students Thinking Of People

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Students Together Organizing Peace

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Suction termination of pregnancy

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Supersonic Transport Optimization Program

STOP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Surgical termination of pregnancy

Spanish Translation

Stop in Spanish is Detener

Tagalog Translation

Stop in Tagalog is Himpil

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "When you are connected to your destiny, nothing and nothing can stop you ."" - T. B. Joshua

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (About Lycans) They do. This one's been given a serum to stop regression so it can be studied." - Underworld: Evolution

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (after hitting a stop sign) Who put that there!?" - Inspector Gadget 2

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (At 11 years of age) Leona, you've gotta stop - you're ruining my career!" - Beaches (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Blood Memory) I know who could stop him. Perhaps I could arrange a meeting. Go to pier 17. Ask for Lorenz Macaro." - Underworld: Evolution


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