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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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I started at a bus stop and finished at a bus stop so, including start and finish stops, there were five bus stops in one mile of road ie a quarter-of-a-mile between stops.
He concluded that closure durational differences played vital role in the voiced-voiceless stop distinction.
It means some services will use alternative bus stops.
WP 0028 00-5: At the end of INSPECT/REPAIR, add "M240B and N, check backplate body for damage/cracks, peening to stop above buffer shaft or finish missing from stop.
Because, historically, most law enforcement line-of-duty deaths and serious injuries have occurred during hours of darkness, the preferred approach and stop location should include optimal available lighting conditions that favor the officer.
While bus drivers were told to talk into the camera and give the license number and color of the car that passed the stop arm, the district's transportation supervisor, Dan Schultz, still had to spend hours reviewing the tape to get to the exact moment when the infraction occurred.
To acquire these data, the fixed sliding ring of a GA-dust stop has been equipped with a pressure sensor.
The coverage under the stop loss is broader, which is critical for management to be able to "sleep" more soundly at night.
Landau, "and then they got this other message, to stop immediately.
Shortly after the July 2002 publication of the Women's Health Initiative findings, the health plan sent a letter to members who were using combined estrogen-progestin therapy, describing the study's findings and suggesting either that they stop using hormone therapy or that they consult with their provider about continuing.
Dust Stop promotional materials say the product has been designed for high-, moderate-, and low-temperature applications, and that it is available in a citronella scent, which the company claims repels rodents, small animals, and insects, significantly lowering roadkill incidents and deterring disease-carrying insects around treated roads.
This article exhumes a once popular variant of that story and tells how wise Ulysses, contrary to the ancient myth, came to stop his own ears against all allurements.
The stop, ostensibly for speeding, should not take long, he reasons, as the highway patrol officer walks cautiously toward the Explorer.