Part of speech:
To come to an end; terminate
To bring to an end; discontinue
To cause to stop for a period; interrupt:
(Of words) No longer in ordinary use, though still used occasionally to give a sense of antiquity.
Not continuous; broken up by interruptions or gaps; intermittent
Alternately containing and empty of water:
(Grammar) Departing from the usual pattern of inflection, derivation, or word formation, as the present forms of the verb be or the plural noun children.
(Biology) Becoming reduced during the course of evolution; vestigial or nearly vestigial. Used of an organ or other part of an organism.
(Biology) Vestigial or rudimentary, especially in comparison with related or ancestral species, as the tailbone of an ape. Used of an organ or other part of an organism.
A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
The act or an instance of discontinuing or the condition of being discontinued; cessation.
The definition of an intermission is a brief pause during two periods of activity.
The action of proroging an assembly.
A removing or being removed
A thing's outcome or result
To bring to a sudden end
To cease (from an action); stop; abstain
To cancel or end a scheduled event, project or course
To check the size of a gap.
To stop; pause:
To suspend an activity; cease.
To undergo the process of becoming obsolete.
(Intransitive) To hesitate; to hold back; to delay.
(Obs.) To defer; delay; postpone
To quit is to stop doing something, or to formally leave a job.
(Informal) To cancel or call off (esp. a rocket launch before or during the countdown)
To carry on; persist in:
To stop or check the motion, course, or spread of
To secure (a person, as a mountain climber, or thing) by a rope
(Formal) To stop doing (something).
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To stop or cause to stop through some malfunction
(Archaic) To stop moving or stop doing something.
To cause an activity to stop by saying or doing something.
To let go (a grasp, hold, etc.)
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