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stop

 
Noun stop has 11 senses
  1. stop, halt - the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"
    --1 is a kind of ending, conclusion, finish
    --1 has particulars: cessation, surcease; stand, standstill, tie-up
    Derived forms: verb stop5, verb stop2, verb stop1
  2. stop, stoppage - the act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"
    --2 is a kind of act, human action, human activity
    --2 has particulars:
     standdown, stand-down; hemostasis, haemostasis, hemostasia, haemostasia
    Derived forms: verb stop6, verb stop3, verb stop2
  3. stop, stopover, layover - a brief stay in the course of a journey; "they made a stopover to visit their friends"
    --3 is a kind of stay
    --3 has particulars: night-stop; pit stop; pit stop; stand
    Derived forms: verb stop4, verb stop2
  4. arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage - 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"
    --4 is a kind of inaction, inactivity, inactiveness
    --4 has particulars: countercheck; logjam
    Derived form: verb stop11
  5. stop - a spot where something halts or pauses; "his next stop is Atlanta"
    --5 is a kind of
    topographic point, place, spot
    --5 has particulars:
     bus stop; checkpoint; loading zone, loading area; stopover, way station
    Derived form: verb stop4
  6. stop consonant, stop, occlusive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, plosive - a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
    --6 is a kind of consonant
    --6 has parts: implosion; plosion, explosion
    --6 has particulars:
     labial stop; glottal stop, glottal plosive, glottal catch; suction stop, click
  7. period, point, full stop, stop, full point - 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"
    --7 is a kind of punctuation, punctuation mark
    --7 has particulars: suspension point
  8. 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"
    --8 is a kind of
    knob
    --8 is a part of organ, pipe organ
  9. diaphragm, stop - a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens; "the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically"
    --9 is a kind of mechanical device
    --9 is a part of camera, photographic camera
    --9 has particulars: iris, iris diaphragm
  10. catch, stop - a restraint that checks the motion of something; "he used a book as a stop to hold the door open"
    --10 is a kind of restraint, constraint
    --10 has particulars:
     doorstop, doorstopper; pawl, detent, click, dog; tripper, trip
    Derived forms: verb stop10, verb stop8, verb stop7
  11. blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage - an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
    --11 is a kind of obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta
    --11 has particulars:
     breechblock, breech closer; plug, stopper, stopple; vapor lock, vapour lock
Verb stop has 11 senses
  1. stop, halt - come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
    Antonyms: start, go, get going
    Derived form: noun stop1
    Sample sentences:
    These cars won't stop
    They stop the animals
  2. discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off - put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
    Derived forms: noun stop3, noun stop2, noun stop1, noun stoppage3
    Sample sentence:
    They stop moving
  3. stop, halt, block, kibosh - stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
    --3 is one way to prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
    Derived form: noun stop2
    Sample sentence:
    They stop him from writing the letter
  4. stop, stop over - interrupt a trip; "we stopped at Aunt Mary's house"; "they stopped for three days in Florence"
    --4 is one way to interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off
    Derived forms: noun stop5, noun stop3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. stop - cause to stop; "stop a car"; "stop the thief"
    Antonyms:
    start, start up
    Derived forms: noun stop1, noun stoppage3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  6. break, break off, discontinue, stop - prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negociations"
    --6 is one way to end, terminate
    Derived form: noun stop2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  7. 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 Sout East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
    --7 is one way to defend
    Derived form: noun stop10
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  8. intercept, stop - seize on its way; "The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace"
    --8 is one way to catch, grab, take hold of
    Derived form: noun stop10
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  9. 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"
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  10. barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar - render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"
    --10 is one way to obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up
    Derived forms: noun stop10, noun stopper1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  11. hold on, stop - stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"
    --11 is one way to interrupt, break
    Derived forms: noun stop4, noun stoppage1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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