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Synonyms for stop

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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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Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
" No," you reply, "it's all right; only go on, you know - don't stop."
"What name you come alongside, gun he stop along canoe belong you?" he demanded.
"You'd better stop, gentlemen," he says; "the Doctor knows that Brown's fighting--he'll be out in a minute."
Don't you know that I expect the sixth to stop fighting?"
And I expect you to stop all fights in future at once."
It will allow police to stop and search someone when they believe a crime may - rather than will - be committed.
The statistics were revealed in a report put before a recent Police and Crime Commissioner meeting where members of the ethics, integrity and complaints commission reviewed the latest stop and search figures.
All code dates of the following products are affected: Stop & Shop Mild Salsa, 16 oz., UPC 688267-03252; Stop & Shop Hot Salsa, 16 oz., UPC 688267-03195; and Stop & Shop Organic Salsa, 16 oz., UPC 688267-12272.
Kwick Stop #9, 34005 Highway 9 in Tecumseh, Modern Oil Co.
If this seems all too predictable, you should know this, too: many North Carolina officers and police departments do not stop and search black drivers at higher rates than whites.
The new facilities - 'Nanggang High School' stop located at Nangang District and 'Wesley Girls High School' stop at Shilin District respectively- are officially inaugurated on Indigenous Peoples Day (August 1).
Zahoor Ahmed a passenger waiting for a van at T and T Stop said some sheds were being used by drug addicts due to their deteriorating condition.
The pattern was similarly low for those of an Asian ethnicity, with just 16% - or 4,657 - people arrested after 28,768 stop and searches.
Cyclists in the state may now yield, but not stop, at stop signs on roads with up to two traffic lanes.