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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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R&D Status and Technology Source of Global Automotive Stop Lamp Key Manufacturers in 2014
This way, lubricant-free dust stops provide the opportunity to reduce costs and also to improve the compound quality as just described (ref.
In a multivariate analysis, the odds of being unable to stop using hormone therapy were seven times as high among women with these three factors as among women with none of them.
Even wise Ulysses, he exults, would have been quite unable to resist her charms: "From her sweet words he could not stop his eare, / As from the Syrens and the Mermaids song" (B7v).
Similarly, Jackson Toby, a professor of sociology at Rutgers, argued in a 1999 Wall Street Journal op-ed that, "If drug traffickers are disproportionately black or Hispanic, the police don't need to be racist to stop many minority motorists; they simply have to be efficient in targeting potential drug traffickers.
Improving your lifestyle as you stop smoking can help you prevent a large weight gain and become a healthy nonsmoker.
Bunton issued a stern injunction warning the Border Patrol to stop detaining people just because they looked Hispanic; he also cleared the way for a class-action suit against the agency.
The acquisition of SBE's embedded hardware business further accelerates One Stop Systems' growth in the embedded computer marketplace.
That account was among allegations against Non Stop Towing Inc.
By preloading of the springs via a nut, the surface pressure can easily be adjusted individually for each dust stop.
The M5 ARS also has a barrel stop assembly that mounts within the hand guard cap of the M16A4.
We continue to learn from studies that in some cases people can safely stop their medications.
Because the Constitution requires that a law enforcement officer have "reasonable suspicion to stop and detain a person," (7) no one disputes that stopping or detaining individuals because of their race or ethnicity is unconstitutional.
As with a limit order, you enter a stop order at a target price or stop price.