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Definition of "stop":

noun: a brief stay in the course of a journey

"they made a stopover to visit their friends"


noun: the act of stopping something

"the third baseman made some remarkable stops"


noun: an obstruction in a pipe or tube


noun: a restraint that checks the motion of something

"he used a book as a stop to hold the door open"


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


noun: (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes

"the organist pulled out all the stops"


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

"in England they call a period a stop"


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

"his stop consonants are too aspirated"


noun: the event of something ending

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


noun: a spot where something halts or pauses

"his next stop is Atlanta"


noun: the state of inactivity following an interruption

"he spent the entire stop in his seat"


verb: prevent completion

"stop the project"


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


verb: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of


verb: seize on its way


verb: render unsuitable for passage

"stop the busy road"


verb: cause to stop

"stop a car"


verb: come to a halt, stop moving

"the car stopped"


verb: interrupt a trip

"we stopped at Aunt Mary's house"


verb: stop from happening or developing


verb: have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

"Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"


verb: put an end to a state or an activity



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