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Synonyms for stop

Synonyms for stop

to plug up something, as a hole, space, or container

to prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

to cause to cease regular activity

to desist from, cease, or discontinue (a habit, for example)

to go to or seek out the company of in order to socialize

something used to fill a hole, space, or container

Synonyms for stop

the event of something ending

a brief stay in the course of a journey

the state of inactivity following an interruption

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

(music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes

a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens

a restraint that checks the motion of something

stop from happening or developing

hold back, as of a danger or an enemy

seize on its way

stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments


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Inter-rater reliability of STOPP (Screening Tool of Older Persons' Prescriptions) and START (Screening Tool to Alert doctors to Right Treatment) criteria amongst physicians in six European countries.
SmartPath builds upon STOPP by giving borrowers a clear-cut path to obtaining a prime-priced mortgage," notes Sallie Alefsen, executive director at NHS-Milwaukee, a STOPP partner.
STOPP is a division of American Life League, the nation's largest pro-life educational organization with more than 375,000 supporting families.
WASHINGTON) STOPP International: Bush Ignores Embryonic
9 million be appropriated for Title X, which funds embryonic killing in the womb," said Ed Szymkowiak, national director of STOPP International, a division of American Life League.
Two prominent researchers have told STOPP International's national director, Ed Szymkowiak, that a recent study -- purporting to show that abortion causes a drop in crime -- is simply not supported by the facts.