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