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Stop — synonyms, stop antonyms, definition

1. stop (Noun)

46 synonyms
arrest arrival barrier blockage call cessation check closure damper depot deterrent diaphragm end full point full stop halt hindrance hitch impediment interruption • • •
11 definitions

stop (Noun) — The event of something ending. ex. "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"

stop (Noun) — The act of stopping something. ex. "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"

stop (Noun) — A brief stay in the course of a journey. ex. "they made a stop to visit their friends"

stop (Noun) — The state of inactivity following an interruption. ex. "he spent the entire stop in his seat"

stop (Noun) — A spot where something halts or pauses. ex. "his next stop is Atlanta"

stop (Noun) — A consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it. ex. "his stop consonants are too aspirated"

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

stop (Noun) — (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes. ex. "the organist pulled out all the stops"

stop (Noun) — A mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens. ex. "the new cameras adjust the stop automatically"

stop (Noun) — A restraint that checks the motion of something. ex. "he used a book as a stop to hold the door open"

stop (Noun) — An obstruction in a pipe or tube.

26 types of
act conclusion constraint deed ending finish human action human activity impediment impedimenta inaction inactiveness inactivity knob mechanical device obstructer obstruction obstructor obstruent place • • •
45 types
bench hook breech closer breechblock bus stop cessation checkpoint click countercheck detent dog doorstop doorstopper glottal catch glottal plosive glottal stop haemostasia haemostasis hemostasia hemostasis iris • • •
3 parts
explosion implosion plosion
4 parts of
camera organ photographic camera pipe organ

2. stop (Verb)

130 synonyms
abandon abbreviate abide abort annul arrest arrive banish bar barricade block block off block up blockade boycott brake break break off bring to an end call on • • •
1 antonym
11 definitions

stop (Verb) — Come to a halt, stop moving. ex. "the car stopped" ex. "She stopped in front of a store window"

stop (Verb) — Put an end to a state or an activity. ex. "stop teasing your little brother"

stop (Verb) — Prevent from happening or developing. ex. "stop the process"

stop (Verb) — Interrupt a trip. ex. "we stopped at Aunt Mary's house" ex. "they stopped for three days in Florence" ex. "we stopped over at Aunt Mary's house"

stop (Verb) — Cause to stop. ex. "stop a car" ex. "stop the thief"

stop (Verb) — Prevent completion. ex. "stop the project"

stop (Verb) — Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of. ex. "stop the growth of communism in South East Asia"

stop (Verb) — Seize on its way. ex. "The fighter plane was ordered to stop an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace"

stop (Verb) — Have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical. ex. "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"

stop (Verb) — Render unsuitable for passage. ex. "stop the busy road"

stop (Verb) — Stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments. ex. "stop a moment!"

23 types of
block break break up catch close up cut off defend disrupt end forbid foreclose forestall grab impede interrupt jam obstruct obturate occlude preclude • • •
66 types
adjourn arrest block off bog bog down brake break break up bring up call call it a day call it quits check cheese climax close close off come out conclude conk • • •

3. stop (Interjection)

1 definition

stop (Interjection) — Instruction to stop. ex. "Steady Nell, stop there! Whoa!"