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stop (v)
Definition: stop from happening or developing
Example: Block his election. Halt the process.
Definition: stop from happening or developing
Example: Block his election. Halt the process.
Definition: stop from happening or developing
Example: Block his election. Halt the process.
stop (v)
Definition: stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments
Example: Hold on a moment!.
Definition: stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments
Example: Hold on a moment!.
Definition: stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments
Example: Hold on a moment!.
stop (n)
Definition: a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
Example: in England they call a period a stop.
Definition: a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
Example: in England they call a period a stop.
Definition: a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
Example: in England they call a period a stop.
stop (v)
Definition: cause to stop
Example: stop a car. stop the thief.
stop (v)
Definition: cause to stop
Example: stop a car. stop the thief.
stop (v)
Definition: cause to stop
Example: stop a car. stop the thief.
stop (n)
Definition: a brief stay in the course of a journey
Example: they made a stopover to visit their friends.
Definition: a brief stay in the course of a journey
Example: they made a stopover to visit their friends.
Definition: a brief stay in the course of a journey
Example: they made a stopover to visit their friends.
stop (n)
Definition: the state of inactivity following an interruption
Example: the negotiations were in arrest. held them in check. during the halt he got some lunch. the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow. he spent the entire stop in his seat.
Definition: the state of inactivity following an interruption
Example: the negotiations were in arrest. held them in check. during the halt he got some lunch. the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow. he spent the entire stop in his seat.
Definition: the state of inactivity following an interruption
Example: the negotiations were in arrest. held them in check. during the halt he got some lunch. the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow. he spent the entire stop in his seat.
stop (v)
Definition: seize on its way
Example: The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace.
Definition: seize on its way
Example: The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace.
Definition: seize on its way
Example: The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace.
stop (n)
Definition: (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes
Example: the organist pulled out all the stops.
stop (n)
Definition: (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes
Example: the organist pulled out all the stops.
stop (n)
Definition: (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes
Example: the organist pulled out all the stops.
stop (v)
Definition: interrupt a trip
Example: we stopped at Aunt Mary's house. they stopped for three days in Florence.
Definition: interrupt a trip
Example: we stopped at Aunt Mary's house. they stopped for three days in Florence.
Definition: interrupt a trip
Example: we stopped at Aunt Mary's house. they stopped for three days in Florence.
stop (n)
Definition: a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
Example: his stop consonants are too aspirated.
Definition: a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
Example: his stop consonants are too aspirated.
Definition: a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
Example: his stop consonants are too aspirated.
stop (n)
Definition: an obstruction in a pipe or tube
Example: we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe.
Definition: an obstruction in a pipe or tube
Example: we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe.
Definition: an obstruction in a pipe or tube
Example: we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe.
stop (n)
Definition: a spot where something halts or pauses
Example: his next stop is Atlanta.
stop (n)
Definition: a spot where something halts or pauses
Example: his next stop is Atlanta.
stop (n)
Definition: a spot where something halts or pauses
Example: his next stop is Atlanta.
stop (v)
Definition: come to a halt, stop moving
Example: the car stopped. She stopped in front of a store window.
Definition: come to a halt, stop moving
Example: the car stopped. She stopped in front of a store window.
Definition: come to a halt, stop moving
Example: the car stopped. She stopped in front of a store window.
stop (n)
Definition: the act of stopping something
Example: the third baseman made some remarkable stops. his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood.
Definition: the act of stopping something
Example: the third baseman made some remarkable stops. his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood.
Definition: the act of stopping something
Example: the third baseman made some remarkable stops. his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood.
stop (v)
Definition: render unsuitable for passage
Example: block the way. barricade the streets. stop the busy road.
Definition: render unsuitable for passage
Example: block the way. barricade the streets. stop the busy road.
Definition: render unsuitable for passage
Example: block the way. barricade the streets. stop the busy road.
stop (n)
Definition: a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens
Example: the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically.
Definition: a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens
Example: the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically.
Definition: a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens
Example: the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically.
stop (v)
Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
Example: Arrest the downward trend. Check the growth of communism in South East Asia. Contain the rebel movement. Turn back the tide of communism.
Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
Example: Arrest the downward trend. Check the growth of communism in South East Asia. Contain the rebel movement. Turn back the tide of communism.
Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
Example: Arrest the downward trend. Check the growth of communism in South East Asia. Contain the rebel movement. Turn back the tide of communism.
stop (v)
Definition: have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
Example: the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed. Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other. My property ends by the bushes. The symphony ends in a pianissimo.
Definition: have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
Example: the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed. Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other. My property ends by the bushes. The symphony ends in a pianissimo.
Definition: have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
Example: the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed. Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other. My property ends by the bushes. The symphony ends in a pianissimo.
stop (v)
Definition: prevent completion
Example: stop the project. break off the negotiations.
Definition: prevent completion
Example: stop the project. break off the negotiations.
Definition: prevent completion
Example: stop the project. break off the negotiations.
stop (n)
Definition: the event of something ending
Example: it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill.
Definition: the event of something ending
Example: it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill.
Definition: the event of something ending
Example: it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill.
stop (n)
Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something
Example: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open.
Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something
Example: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open.
Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something
Example: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open.
stop (v)
Definition: put an end to a state or an activity
Example: Quit teasing your little brother.
Definition: put an end to a state or an activity
Example: Quit teasing your little brother.
Definition: put an end to a state or an activity
Example: Quit teasing your little brother.