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(Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
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  1. (Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
  2. A place at which someone or something stops:
  3. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped:
A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
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  1. A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
  2. (Formal) A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.
  3. A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
  1. Complete immobility; halt
  2. Complete cessation of activity or progress:
  3. A stop, halt, or cessation
To cause to be temporarily inactive; briefly stop the action of (an electronic device, audio or video stream, etc.)
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  1. To cause to be temporarily inactive; briefly stop the action of (an electronic device, audio or video stream, etc.)
  2. To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
  3. To cease or suspend an action temporarily:
(Law) To complete the main presentation of (one's portion of a case):
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  1. (Law) To complete the main presentation of (one's portion of a case):
  2. To be unchanged or unresolved:
  3. To give rest to; refresh by rest
(Idiomatic) Drive close towards something, especially a curb.
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  1. (Idiomatic) Drive close towards something, especially a curb.
  2. (Idiomatic) Retrieve; get.
  3. (Intransitive) Lift upwards or vertically.
To come to an end; reach a stopping point:
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  1. To come to an end; reach a stopping point:
  2. To bring to an end in space or time; form the end or conclusion of; limit, bound, finish, or conclude
  3. To form an end or produce a result. Often used with in :
(Music) To hold or prolong (a note or notes) in suspension.
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  1. (Music) To hold or prolong (a note or notes) in suspension.
  2. To cause to cease or become inoperative for a time; stop temporarily
  3. To stop temporarily
(Idiomatic) to terminate or abolish something
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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 suspend an activity; cease.
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  1. To suspend an activity; cease.
  2. To stop for a time; cease at intervals; make or be intermittent; discontinue
To provide (a text) with punctuation marks.
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  1. To provide (a text) with punctuation marks.
  2. To break in on here and there; interrupt
  3. To use punctuation marks
To stop or impede the passage of or movement through; obstruct:
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  1. To stop or impede the passage of or movement through; obstruct:
  2. (--- Sports) To prevent or slow the movement of (an opponent) by using one's body, as by making a block in football.
  3. (--- Medicine) To interrupt or obstruct the functioning of (a physiological process), especially by the use of drugs.
Make shorter by cutting
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  1. Make shorter by cutting
  2. (Idiomatic) interrupt and curtail before the planned end time.
To put off or suspend until a future time
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  1. To put off or suspend until a future time
  2. To move from one place to another:
  3. To briefly delay, suspend, or postpone a court proceeding. See also continuance. To briefly delay, suspend, or postpone a court proceeding. See also continuance.
(Idiomatic) To delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.
  2. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To delay commencing an action (until some specified time or event has passed).
To have or take origin or descent:
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  1. To have or take origin or descent:
  2. To stop or check; esp., to dam up (a river, etc.), or to stop or check as if by damming up
  3. To stop up, plug, or tamp (a hole, etc.)
(--- Baseball) To make an illegal motion before pitching, allowing one or more base runners to advance one base.
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  1. (--- Baseball) To make an illegal motion before pitching, allowing one or more base runners to advance one base.
  2. To stop short and refuse to go on:
  3. To check or thwart by or as if by an obstacle.
To prevent or discourage (an action or behavior):
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  1. To prevent or discourage (an action or behavior):
  2. To make less likely or prevent from happening:
  3. To keep or discourage (a person, group, or nation) from doing something by instilling fear, anxiety, doubt, etc.
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 stop or cause to stop through some malfunction
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  1. To stop or cause to stop through some malfunction
  2. To cause (an aircraft) to go into a stall.
  3. (Intransitive) To employ delaying tactics
To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
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  1. To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
  2. To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way.
  3. To check, restrain, or control (an impulse or activity, for example); rein in.
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 keep or confine within physical limits:
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  1. To keep or confine within physical limits:
  2. To keep within certain limits; put certain limitations on; confine
  3. To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
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  1. To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
  2. To seize or take into custody by authority of the law
  3. To stop or check the motion, course, or spread of
To wrap (strands of hair) in pieces of foil in order to isolate them after bleach or color has been applied.
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  1. To wrap (strands of hair) in pieces of foil in order to isolate them after bleach or color has been applied.
  2. To apply the FOIL algorithm to.
  3. (Hunting) To make (a scent, trail, etc.) confused, as by recrossing, in order to balk the pursuers
(Law) To frustrate the enforcement of (a motion, for example).
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  1. (Law) To frustrate the enforcement of (a motion, for example).
  2. To make (an estate, for example) void; annul.
  3. To be beyond the comprehension of; mystify:
To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
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  1. To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
  2. To oppose and defeat the efforts, plans, or ambitions of (someone).
  3. To hinder, obstruct, frustrate, or defeat (a person, plans, etc.)
To keep from moving or acting freely; hinder; impede; encumber
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  1. To keep from moving or acting freely; hinder; impede; encumber
  2. To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
To cause feelings of discouragement, annoyance, or lack of fulfillment in:
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  1. To cause feelings of discouragement, annoyance, or lack of fulfillment in:
  2. To cause (someone) to feel the impatience, impotence, annoyance, anger, etc. commonly felt when desires or needs are not satisfied
  3. To prevent (someone) from accomplishing a purpose or fulfilling a desire; thwart:
To end, prohibit, or keep something from being known, heard, discussed, or seen. To end, prohibit, or keep something from being known, heard, discussed, or seen.
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  1. To end, prohibit, or keep something from being known, heard, discussed, or seen. To end, prohibit, or keep something from being known, heard, discussed, or seen.
  2. To keep back; restrain; check
  3. To check or stop (a natural flow, secretion, or excretion)
To obstruct movement on or in; block up:
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  1. To obstruct movement on or in; block up:
  2. To become obstructed or choked up:
  3. To fill with obstructions or with thick, sticky matter; stop up; jam
To become reduced for a period of time.
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  1. To become reduced for a period of time.
  2. (Law) To put a stop to (a suit or action), end (a nuisance), etc.; terminate
  3. To make less in amount, degree, force, etc.
To seize or stop on the way, before arrival at the intended place; stop or interrupt the course of; cut off
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  1. To seize or stop on the way, before arrival at the intended place; stop or interrupt the course of; cut off
  2. To stop, deflect, or interrupt the progress or intended course of:
  3. (Now Rare) To stop, hinder, or prevent
(Psychology) To bring about the extinction of a conditioned response.
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  1. (Psychology) To bring about the extinction of a conditioned response.
  2. To put an end to or make extinct; destroy:
  3. To cause a fire or light to stop burning or shining; put out.
To subject to a blockade
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  1. To subject to a blockade
  2. To set up a blockade against:
To block or fill (a passage or opening) with obstacles or an obstacle.
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  1. To block or fill (a passage or opening) with obstacles or an obstacle.
  2. To be or get in the way of (a view or something to be seen).
  3. To block or stop up (a passage) with obstacles or impediments; dam; clog
To hold back or prevent by an act of volition:
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  1. To hold back or prevent by an act of volition:
  2. To control so strictly or severely as to prevent the natural development or expression of
  3. Hence, to check; to keep back.
To hold back; restrain:
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  1. To hold back; restrain:
  2. To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of something in the body, as an enzyme or organ.
  3. To hold back or keep from some action, feeling, etc.; check or repress
To obstruct or delay the progress of:
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  1. To obstruct or delay the progress of:
  2. To make difficult for; thwart; impede; frustrate
  3. To keep back; restrain; get in the way of; prevent; stop
To shut (oneself) in by means of a barricade, as for protection or privacy.
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  1. To shut (oneself) in by means of a barricade, as for protection or privacy.
  2. To close or block a road etc., using a barricade
  3. To keep someone in (out), using a blockade, especially ships in a port
To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
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  1. To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
To injure, weaken, or impair, esp. by subtle, stealthy, or insidious means
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  1. To injure, weaken, or impair, esp. by subtle, stealthy, or insidious means
  2. To wear away and weaken the supports of
  3. To dig underneath (something), to make a passage or for destructive or military purposes; to sap. [from 14th c.]
To produce in a forced or inhibited manner:
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  1. To produce in a forced or inhibited manner:
  2. To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
  3. To compel by physical, moral, or circumstantial force; oblige:
To exclude or prevent (someone) from a given condition or activity:
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  1. To exclude or prevent (someone) from a given condition or activity:
  2. Remove the possibility of; rule out; prevent or exclude; to make impossible.
(Intransitive) To throw (something) so that it goes too far.
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  1. (Intransitive) To throw (something) so that it goes too far.
  2. To throw or turn over; upset
  3. To bring about the downfall of (a government, etc.), especially by force.
To defeat in a contest, conflict, or competition.
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  1. To defeat in a contest, conflict, or competition.
  2. To overcome (a feeling, condition, etc.); suppress
  3. To overcome or subdue (an emotion, for example); suppress:
To upset the composure of; embarrass; confuse
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  1. To upset the composure of; embarrass; confuse
  2. To cause to lose composure; embarrass or confuse:
  3. To frustrate (plans, for example) by throwing into disorder; disarrange.
To receive a commission on the sales made by (a subagent)
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  1. To receive a commission on the sales made by (a subagent)
  2. (Software, object-oriented) To define a new behaviour of a method by creating the same method of the superclass with the same name and signature.
  3. To change or cancel (an automatic function)
To build a dam in
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  1. To build a dam in
  2. To keep back or confine by or as by a dam
  3. To hold back or confine by means of a dam.
To cause (the stomach) to feel ill.
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  1. To cause (the stomach) to feel ill.
  2. To make (a heated metal bolt, for example) shorter and thicker by hammering on the end.
  3. To disturb the functioning, order, or course of:
To interfere with; hinder; impede
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  1. To interfere with; hinder; impede
  2. To confuse or perplex, especially so as to frustrate or prevent from taking action:
  3. To check the interference of (low-frequency sound waves) in a radio, phonograph, etc. by the use of a baffle
To put out of countenance; disconcert.
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  1. To put out of countenance; disconcert.
  2. To refuse approval or support to; discourage
  3. To make ashamed or embarrassed; disconcert
Used in mild curses:
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  1. Used in mild curses:
  2. To cause to become confused or perplexed.
  3. To make (something bad) worse:
To exclude or shut out; bar.
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  1. To exclude or shut out; bar.
  2. To prevent, hinder, or prohibit
  3. To keep (a person) from some right or privilege; exclude; bar
To disagree with in argument; contradict
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  1. To disagree with in argument; contradict
  2. To act or be in violation of (a law, directive, or principle, for example); violate:
  3. To go against; oppose; conflict with; violate
(--- Law) To invalidate or reverse (a decision) by legal means:
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  1. (--- Law) To invalidate or reverse (a decision) by legal means:
  2. To ransack:
  3. To turn or tip over; capsize
To bring to a specified undesirable state, as of weakness or helplessness:
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  1. To bring to a specified undesirable state, as of weakness or helplessness:
  2. (Arith.) To change in denomination or form without changing in value
  3. To bring into a certain order; systematize
To act in opposition to; to hinder, defeat, or frustrate, by contrary agency or influence; as, to counteract the effect of medicines; to counteract good advice.
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  1. To act in opposition to; to hinder, defeat, or frustrate, by contrary agency or influence; as, to counteract the effect of medicines; to counteract good advice.
  2. To act directly against; check, neutralize, or undo the effect of with opposing action
In the worst manner
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  1. In the worst manner
  2. To a degree that is most bad, evil, unpleasant, etc.
  3. To get the better of; defeat
To crush; subdue; put an end to
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  1. To crush; subdue; put an end to
  2. To put down forcibly; suppress:
  3. To pacify; quiet:
(Archaic) To be more intelligent than
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  1. (Archaic) To be more intelligent than
  2. To surpass in cleverness or cunning; outsmart:
  3. To get the better of; to outsmart, to beat in a competition of wits.
To prevent; hinder
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  1. To prevent; hinder
  2. To refuse to permit; forbid by law or by an order
  3. To prevent; preclude:
To search or root in the ground, as a swine.
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  1. To search or root in the ground, as a swine.
  2. To dig up or turn over with the snout
  3. To use a router in woodworking.
To exceed or surpass
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  1. To exceed or surpass
  2. To do more or better than (another) in performance or action.
  3. To excel; go beyond in performance; surpass.
To annul or put an end to (a court order, indictment, or court proceedings).
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  1. To annul or put an end to (a court order, indictment, or court proceedings).
  2. To put down or suppress forcibly and completely:
  3. To suppress a legal document, particularly a subpoena, for reasons based on defect in manner of service or for other procedural or substantive reasons that invalidate the document; to void or terminate; to vacate a judicial decision.
To bring into subjection; conquer; vanquish
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  1. To bring into subjection; conquer; vanquish
  2. To bring under control by physical force, persuasion, or other means; overcome:
  3. To make less intense or prominent; reduce or tone down:
(Archaic) To defeat in battle; vanquish.
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  1. (Archaic) To defeat in battle; vanquish.
  2. To frustrate the plans or expectations of
  3. To make uneasy or perplexed; disconcert.
To treat (a cut edge, esp. of a garment), as by pinking, serging, or binding, in order to prevent raveling
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  1. To treat (a cut edge, esp. of a garment), as by pinking, serging, or binding, in order to prevent raveling
  2. To give (wood, for example) a desired or particular surface texture.
  3. To consume all of; use up:
To make impossible; prevent
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  1. To make impossible; prevent
  2. To command (someone) not to do something:
  3. To command against the doing or use of (something); prohibit:
To contend with in speech or action; resist; withstand
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  1. To contend with in speech or action; resist; withstand
  2. To present in counterbalance or contrast:
  3. To set as an opposite in position:
To break, pound, or grind (stone or ore, for example) into small fragments or powder.
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  1. To break, pound, or grind (stone or ore, for example) into small fragments or powder.
  2. To be or become crushed:
  3. To proceed or move by crowding or pressing:
To reject as invalid, untrue, or improper.
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  1. To reject as invalid, untrue, or improper.
  2. To refuse to allow; reject as untrue, invalid, or illegal
To cut; scratch; score; notch
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  1. To cut; scratch; score; notch
  2. To wound without killing; maim
  3. To block (a wheel, for example) with a prop to prevent rolling or slipping.
To stop functioning properly, usually temporarily:
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  1. To stop functioning properly, usually temporarily:
  2. To be or feel uncomfortably cold:
  3. To stop consumer production or use of (a critical material), as in wartime
(Idiomatic) To remain loyal.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To remain loyal.
  2. (Idiomatic) To keep; to store something for someone.
  3. (Idiomatic) Wait a short while.
To disrupt the composure of; disconcert.
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  1. To disrupt the composure of; disconcert.
  2. To disturb; disconcert
To suppress or silence completely and with a crushing effect
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  1. To suppress or silence completely and with a crushing effect
  2. To produce a splashing, squishing, or sucking sound, as when walking through ooze.
  3. To walk heavily, as through mud, making a sucking sound
A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
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  1. A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
  2. A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
  3. (Formal) A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.
A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
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  1. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
The act or an instance of discontinuing or the condition of being discontinued; cessation.
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  1. The act or an instance of discontinuing or the condition of being discontinued; cessation.
  2. (Law) The stopping of a legal action prior to trial, either voluntarily by the plaintiff or by order of the court
  3. The occurrence of something being discontinued; a cessation; an ending.
  1. Discontinuance
  2. A cessation; a discontinuance.
  3. Breach or interruption of continuity; separation of parts in a connected series; discontinuance.
(Law) The order by which a planned action is stayed.
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  1. (Law) The order by which a planned action is stayed.
  2. Anything used as a support, or prop
  3. A stop, halt, check, or pause
The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped:
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  1. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped:
  2. A stay or sojourn
  3. An order to withhold payment on a check
A stopping or being stopped
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  1. A stopping or being stopped
  2. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped; a halt:
  3. Something that forms an obstacle to continued activity, a blockage.
A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
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  1. A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
  2. (Formal) A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.
  3. A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
A stopping or being stopped; cessation or interruption
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  1. A stopping or being stopped; cessation or interruption
  2. The occurrence of something being discontinued; a cessation; an ending.
  3. (Law) The stopping of a legal action prior to trial, either voluntarily by the plaintiff or by order of the court
  1. Discontinuance
  2. A cessation; a discontinuance.
  3. Breach or interruption of continuity; separation of parts in a connected series; discontinuance.
  1. Complete immobility; halt
  2. Complete cessation of activity or progress:
  3. A stop, halt, or cessation
(Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
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  1. (Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
  2. A place at which someone or something stops:
  3. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped:
A stopping or being stopped
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  1. A stopping or being stopped
  2. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped; a halt:
  3. Something that forms an obstacle to continued activity, a blockage.
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 put an end to; discontinue:
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  1. To put an end to; discontinue:
  2. To stop performing an activity or action; desist:
  3. To come to an end; stop:
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 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 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 put an end to; discontinue:
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  1. To put an end to; discontinue:
  2. To come to an end; stop:
  3. To stop performing an activity or action; desist:
To cease making or manufacturing:
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  1. To cease making or manufacturing:
  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
(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, discontinue, or resign from
  3. To stop having, using, or doing (something); 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 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.
(Computer graphics) To render an approximation of (an image, etc.) by using dot patterns in similar colours to those that are unavailable on the system.
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  1. (Computer graphics) To render an approximation of (an image, etc.) by using dot patterns in similar colours to those that are unavailable on the system.
  2. To be nervously excited or confused
  3. To do something nervously.
To move uncertainly or unsteadily; totter; stumble
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  1. To move uncertainly or unsteadily; totter; stumble
  2. To stumble in speech; speak haltingly; stammer
  3. To say hesitantly or timidly
To be reluctant; not be sure that one should
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  1. To be reluctant; not be sure that one should
  2. To stop because of indecision; pause or delay in acting, choosing, or deciding because of feeling unsure; waver
  3. To pause; stop momentarily
To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
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  1. To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
  2. To cause to be temporarily inactive; briefly stop the action of (an electronic device, audio or video stream, etc.)
  3. To hesitate:
To procrastinate.
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  1. To procrastinate.
  2. To spend time on insignificant things; dawdle.
  3. To be unable to come to a decision; vacillate.
To move unsteadily, as though about to collapse; totter, sway, or reel, as from a blow, fatigue, drunkenness, etc.
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  1. To move unsteadily, as though about to collapse; totter, sway, or reel, as from a blow, fatigue, drunkenness, etc.
  2. To arrange in alternating or overlapping time periods:
  3. (Sports) To arrange (the start of a race) with the starting point in the outside lanes progressively closer to the finish line so as to neutralize the advantage of competing in the shorter inside lanes.
To waver in mind; show indecision
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  1. To waver in mind; show indecision
  2. To change between one state and another; fluctuate:
  3. To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver:
To move unsteadily back and forth:
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  1. To move unsteadily back and forth:
  2. To become unsteady; begin to give way; falter
  3. To tremble or quaver in sound, as of the voice or a musical note.
To waver in one's opinions, etc.; vacillate
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  1. To waver in one's opinions, etc.; vacillate
  2. To waver or vacillate in one's opinions or feelings.
  3. To tremble or quaver:
To fasten with a hook, knot, harness, etc.; unite; tie
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  1. To fasten with a hook, knot, harness, etc.; unite; tie
  2. To move jerkily; walk haltingly; limp; hobble
  3. To move or raise by pulling or jerking:
(Figuratively) To move roughly or irregularly.
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  1. (Figuratively) To move roughly or irregularly.
  2. To fetter by tying the legs; to restrict (a horse) with hobbles.
  3. To walk lamely or awkwardly; limp
To walk lamely, especially with irregularity, as if favoring one leg.
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  1. To walk lamely, especially with irregularity, as if favoring one leg.
  2. To walk with or as with a lame or partially disabled leg or foot
  3. To move or proceed unevenly, jerkily, or laboriously, as because of being impaired, defective, damaged, etc.
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