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〔 stɑpt 〕


〔 stɒpt 〕

Overview of verb stop

The verb stop has 11 senses

  • stop, halt -- (come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window")

  • discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off -- (put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother")

  • stop, halt, block, kibosh -- (stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process")

  • stop, stop over -- (interrupt a trip; "we stopped at Aunt Mary's house"; "they stopped for three days in Florence")

  • stop -- (cause to stop; "stop a car"; "stop the thief")

  • break, break off, discontinue, stop -- (prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negotiations")

  • check, turn back, arrest, stop, contain, hold back -- (hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism")

  • intercept, stop -- (seize on its way; "The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace")

  • end, stop, finish, terminate, cease -- (have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo")

  • barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar -- (render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road")

  • hold on, stop -- (stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!")

Overview of adj stopped

The adj stopped has 1 sense