Stop Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Stop? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Words starting with Stop, How to pronounce? Words ending with Stop, Related sentences, Synonyms, Derivations, Antonyms, Example sentences and more...

Stop meaning

Word: Stop

How to pronounce: stɒp

Verb

Definitions:

1. (of an event, action, or process) come to an end; cease to happen.

Example sentences: "His laughter stopped as quickly as it had begun"

2. Cause (an action, process, or event) to come to an end.

Example sentences: "This harassment has got to be stopped"

3. Block or close up (a hole or leak)

Example sentences: "He tried to stop the hole with the heel of his boot"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A cessation of movement or operation.

Example sentences: "All business came to a stop"

2. A set of organ pipes of a particular tone and range of pitch.

3. The effective diameter of a lens.


Synonyms:

halt

stand still

suspend

discontinue

stay

stand

pull up

cut off

desist

cease

terminate

leave off

quit

give up

drop

pause

break off

break

abort

overcome

break up

stoppage

closedown

termination

discontinuance

cessation

ending

stopover

end

shutdown

check

close

closure

conclusion

standstill

halting

shut down

finish

stop up

shut

plug up

conclude

contain

knock off

suppress

hold back

choke

discontinuation

layover

shutoff

cutoff

station

point

full stop

arrestment

arrest

plug

prevent

obstruct

let

diaphragm

stall

lapse

clog

obstruction

blockage

intercept

catch

jam

bung

block

hindrance

impediment

obstacle

stumbling block

hurdle

inhibition

turn back

die

expire

balk

offset

still

block off


Antonyms:

start

continue

leave

begin

move

go on

resume

come out

open

perform

accelerate

hurry up

undertake

speed up

hurry

acceleration

nonstop


Derivations:

stopped

stopover

stopping

stopper


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Stop in Other Languages...

Spanish: Dejar

German: Anhalten

French: Arrêter

Italian: Interrompere

Turkish: Durdurmak


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