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To walk lamely or move in an irregular fashion.
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  1. To walk lamely or move in an irregular fashion.
  2. To bring to a stop.
  3. (Intransitive) To stop marching.
To continue to be in a place or condition:
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  1. To continue to be in a place or condition:
  2. To suspend by legal order the implementation of (a planned action), especially pending further proceedings:
  3. To stop, halt, or check
To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
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  1. To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
  2. To prevent the flow or passage of:
  3. To check (a blow, stroke, or thrust); parry; counter
To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to hesitate; to be uncertain.
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  1. To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to hesitate; to be uncertain.
  2. To bring to a stop.
  3. (Intransitive) To stop marching.
To cease doing something.
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  1. To cease doing something.
  2. To cease (from an action); stop; abstain
  3. (Intransitive) To cease to proceed or act; to stop; to forbear; -- often with from.
To bring to an end in space or time; form the end or conclusion of; limit, bound, finish, or conclude
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  1. To bring to an end in space or time; form the end or conclusion of; limit, bound, finish, or conclude
  2. To come to an end; reach a stopping point:
  3. To form an end or produce a result. Often used with in :
To stop doing or providing (something); end or abandon:
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  1. To stop doing or providing (something); end or abandon:
  2. To stop using, doing, etc.; cease; give up
  3. To interrupt the continuance of; to put an end to, especially as regards commercial productions; to stop producing, making, or supplying something.
To seize or take into custody by authority of the law
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  1. To seize or take into custody by authority of the law
  2. To stop; check:
  3. To stop; check.
To provide security to (a climber) by paying out or drawing in rope, often through a braking device, in readiness to break a potential fall.
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  1. To provide security to (a climber) by paying out or drawing in rope, often through a braking device, in readiness to break a potential fall.
  2. (Informal, Naut.) To hold; stop
  3. To make (a rope) secure by winding around a belaying pin, cleat, piton, etc.; hold fast
To stop doing or providing (something); end or abandon:
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  1. To stop doing or providing (something); end or abandon:
  2. To interrupt the continuance of; to put an end to, especially as regards commercial productions; to stop producing, making, or supplying something.
  3. To stop using, doing, etc.; cease; give up
To stop or cause to stop through some malfunction
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  1. To stop or cause to stop through some malfunction
  2. (Intransitive) To employ delaying tactics
  3. To cause (an aircraft) to go into a stall.
To bring or come to an end; stop.
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  1. To bring or come to an end; stop.
To seize or take into custody by authority of the law
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  1. To seize or take into custody by authority of the law
  2. To stop; check:
  3. To stop; check.
Used in the imperative as an order to stop:
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  1. Used in the imperative as an order to stop:
  2. (Informal, Naut.) To hold; stop
  3. To make (a rope) secure by winding around a belaying pin, cleat, piton, etc.; hold fast
To cease making or manufacturing:
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  1. To cease making or manufacturing:
  2. To stop using, doing, etc.; cease; give up
  3. To interrupt the continuance of; to put an end to, especially as regards commercial productions; to stop producing, making, or supplying something.
(Intransitive)
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  1. (Intransitive)
  2. (Idiomatic) to omit
  3. (Informal) To desist; to cease.
To leave the company of:
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  1. To leave the company of:
  2. To stop having, using, or doing (something); give up
  3. To stop, discontinue, or resign from
To stop or cause to stop through some malfunction
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  1. To stop or cause to stop through some malfunction
  2. (Intransitive) To employ delaying tactics
  3. To cause (an aircraft) to go into a stall.
To prevent the flow or passage of:
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  1. To prevent the flow or passage of:
  2. To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
  3. To check (a blow, stroke, or thrust); parry; counter
To bring or come to an end; stop.
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  1. To bring or come to an end; stop.
To remove a piece from a whole by breaking or snapping
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  1. To remove a piece from a whole by breaking or snapping
  2. To end abruptly, either temporarily or permanently.
To stop doing or providing (something); end or abandon:
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  1. To stop doing or providing (something); end or abandon:
  2. To stop using, doing, etc.; cease; give up
  3. To interrupt the continuance of; to put an end to, especially as regards commercial productions; to stop producing, making, or supplying something.
To stop (someone engaged in an activity) by saying or doing something:
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  1. To stop (someone engaged in an activity) by saying or doing something:
  2. To break in upon (a person) who is speaking, working, etc.; stop or hinder
  3. To cause an activity to stop by saying or doing something.
To render temporarily ineffective:
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  1. To render temporarily ineffective:
  2. To cause to stop for a period; interrupt:
  3. To hold in abeyance; defer:
To bring to an end in space or time; form the end or conclusion of; limit, bound, finish, or conclude
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  1. To bring to an end in space or time; form the end or conclusion of; limit, bound, finish, or conclude
  2. To come to an end; reach a stopping point:
  3. To form an end or produce a result. Often used with in :
(Formal) A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.
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  1. (Formal) A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.
  2. A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
  3. A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
The final part or conclusion; end
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  1. The final part or conclusion; end
  2. A conclusion; a finish:
  3. (Archaic) A fight at close quarters.
The final step in the purchase of real property or of an interest in real property when a deed or another instrument of title is conveyed to the buyer, the purchase price or a portion thereof is paid, and collateral matters, such as the exchange or transfer of any assignments, insurance policies, leases, and mortgages, are finalized.
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  1. The final step in the purchase of real property or of an interest in real property when a deed or another instrument of title is conveyed to the buyer, the purchase price or a portion thereof is paid, and collateral matters, such as the exchange or transfer of any assignments, insurance policies, leases, and mortgages, are finalized.
  2. A meeting for completing a transaction, especially one at which contracts are signed transferring ownership of real estate.
  3. The end or conclusion:
The feeling that one's prolonged state of emotional distress over some traumatic experience or situation has finally ended
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  1. The feeling that one's prolonged state of emotional distress over some traumatic experience or situation has finally ended
  2. A feeling of finality or resolution, especially after a traumatic experience:
  3. A finish; end; conclusion
The act of completing, or finishing
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  1. The act of completing, or finishing
  2. The act of completing or the state of being completed.
  3. (Football) A successful forward pass
The result or outcome of an act or process:
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  1. The result or outcome of an act or process:
  2. The last step in a reasoning process; judgment, decision, or opinion formed after investigation or thought
  3. The close or last part; the end or finish:
The act of consummating; a fulfillment.
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  1. The act of consummating; a fulfillment.
  2. A consummating or being consummated; completion; fulfillment
  3. An end; conclusion; outcome
The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
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  1. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
  2. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
  3. The ultimate extent; the very limit:
(Gram.) The letter(s) or syllable(s) added to the end of a word or base to make a derived or inflected form
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  1. (Gram.) The letter(s) or syllable(s) added to the end of a word or base to make a derived or inflected form
  2. The last part; finish; conclusion
  3. An end
(Carpentry) Joiner work, as the installation of doors, stairs, panels, etc., which completes the interior of a building
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  1. (Carpentry) Joiner work, as the installation of doors, stairs, panels, etc., which completes the interior of a building
  2. The last treatment or coating of a surface:
  3. The last part; end
An end, completion, or conclusion, or a point of time marking this
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  1. An end, completion, or conclusion, or a point of time marking this
  2. The mark of punctuation (.) used to indicate the end of a declarative sentence
  3. The full pause at the end of a spoken sentence.
(--- Linguistics) One of a set of speech sounds that is a plosive or a nasal.
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  1. (--- Linguistics) One of a set of speech sounds that is a plosive or a nasal.
  2. (--- Chiefly Brit.) A punctuation mark, esp. a period
  3. A coming to an end; finish; end
The end of something in time; the conclusion.
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  1. The end of something in time; the conclusion.
  2. An end of something in space; a limit or edge.
  3. (Linguistics) The end of a word, as a suffix, inflectional ending, or final morpheme.
(Rom. Myth., person, proper) The deity presiding over boundaries and landmarks
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  1. (Rom. Myth., person, proper) The deity presiding over boundaries and landmarks
  2. An end point on a transportation line or the town in which it is located.
  3. The final point; the end.
A concluding part; a conclusion.
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  1. A concluding part; a conclusion.
  2. (Baseball) The series of movements of a pitcher, including the swinging back of the arm and the raising of the forward foot, preparatory to pitching the ball. A wind-up is usually used when there are no base runners or when the bases are loaded.
  3. The act of bringing something to an end.
Alternative form of wrap-up.
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  1. Alternative form of wrap-up.
  2. A concluding or final action:
  3. A brief condensation or recapitulation as a final summary, especially to a news programme
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