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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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2) Nigeria's Femi Kuti and his dancers nearly stopped the show with an energetic set.
1 with debut single Pure and Simple, really hit it off when a camera hitch stopped the show, and the comedian launched into his stand-up act to keep everyone amused.
Technical problems stopped the show but only for a few minutes.
At the Assembly Rooms yesterday, comedian Andy Smart, a member of the acclaimed 12 Angry Men, stopped the show for several minutes after he fainted.
But when she stopped the show to berate the audience for eating meat, for wearing leather and even, inexplicably, for using binoculars to see the stage better, Hynde came off like a dotty old aunt.