Hyphenation of stop

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Definitions of stop:

The event of something ending
It came to a stop at the bottom of the hill
The act of stopping something
The third baseman made some remarkable stops His stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood
A brief stay in the course of a journey
They made a stopover to visit their friends
The state of inactivity following an interruption
The negotiations were in arrest Held them in check During the halt he got some lunch The momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow He spent the entire stop in his seat
A spot where something halts or pauses
His next stop is Atlanta
A consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
His stop consonants are too aspirated
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
(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
A mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens
The new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically
A restraint that checks the motion of something
He used a book as a stop to hold the door open
An obstruction in a pipe or tube
We had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe
Come to a halt, stop moving
The car stopped She stopped in front of a store window
Put an end to a state or an activity
Quit teasing your little brother
Stop from happening or developing
Block his election Halt the process
Interrupt a trip
We stopped at Aunt Mary's house They stopped for three days in Florence
Cause to stop
Stop a car Stop the thief
Prevent completion
Stop the project Break off the negotiations
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
Seize on its way
The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace
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
Render unsuitable for passage
Block the way Barricade the streets Stop the busy road
Stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments
Hold on a moment!

Synonyms of stop:

noun halt, ending, conclusion, finish
noun stoppage, act, human action, human activity
noun stopover, layover, stay
noun arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stoppage, inaction, inactivity, inactiveness
nountopographic point, place, spot
nounstop consonant, occlusive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, plosive, consonant
noun period, point, full stop, full point, punctuation, punctuation mark
noun knob
noun diaphragm, mechanical device
noun catch, restraint, constraint
noun blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stoppage, obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta
verb halt
verb discontinue, cease, give up, quit, lay off
verb halt, block, kibosh, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
verbstop over, interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off
verb break, break off, discontinue, end, terminate
verb check, turn back, arrest, contain, hold back, defend
verb intercept, catch, grab, take hold of
verb end, finish, terminate, cease
verb barricade, block, blockade, block off, block up, bar, obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up
verbhold on, interrupt, break

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