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Another word for stop

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Verb
  1. To plug up something, as a hole, space, or container

      1. An object, such as a cork or a wad of cloth, used to fill a hole tightly; a stopper.
      2. A dense mass of material that obstructs a passage.
      3. A usually cylindrical or conic piece cut from something larger, often as a sample.
      1. To put something into (a container, for example) to capacity or to a desired level:
      2. To supply or provide to the fullest extent:
      3. To build up the level of (low-lying land) with material such as earth or gravel.
      1. The lightweight elastic outer bark of the cork oak, used especially for bottle closures, insulation, floats, and crafts.
      2. Something made of cork, especially a bottle stopper.
      3. A bottle stopper made of other material, such as plastic.
      1. To overfill or overcrowd:
      2. To cause the accumulation of excessive blood or tissue fluid in (a vessel or organ).
      3. To become congested.
      1. Being near in space or time.
      2. Being near in relationship:
      3. Bound by mutual interests, loyalties, or affections; intimate:
      1. An obstruction or hindrance.
      2. A weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement.
      3. A heavy, traditionally wooden-soled shoe.
      1. To interfere with the respiration of by compression or obstruction of the larynx or trachea.
      2. To check or slow down the movement, growth, or action of:
      3. To block up or obstruct by filling or clogging:
      1. A solid piece of a hard substance, such as wood, having one or more flat sides.
      2. Such a piece used as a construction member or as a support.
      3. Such a piece upon which chopping or cutting is done:
    See also:

    full

  2. To come to a cessation

  3. To prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

      1. To bring or come to an end; stop.
      2. Cessation.
      1. To continue to be in a place or condition:
      2. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
      3. To linger or wait in order to do or experience something:
      1. A compartment for one domestic animal in a barn or shed.
      2. A booth, cubicle, or stand used by a vendor, as at a market.
      3. A small compartment:
      1. A suspension of movement or progress, especially a temporary one:
      2. To cause to stop:
      3. To stop; pause:
      1. To stop doing or providing (something); end or abandon:
      2. To cease making or manufacturing:
      3. To cease subscribing to (a publication).
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.
      1. To put an end to; discontinue:
      2. To come to an end; stop:
      3. To stop performing an activity or action; desist:
      1. To secure or make fast (a rope, for example) by winding on a cleat or pin.
      2. 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.
      3. To cause to stop.
      1. To stop; check:
      2. To seize and hold under the authority of law.
      3. To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
  4. To cause to cease regular activity

  5. To cease trying to accomplish or continue

      1. (of an employer) To dismiss (workers) from employment, e.g. at a time of low business volume, often with a severance package.
      2. (of a bookmaker) To place all or part of a bet with another bookmaker in order to reduce risk.
      3. (idiomatic) To cease, quit, stop (doing something).
      1. (idiomatic) To quit or cease completely, or to promise to quit, as of a bad habit.
      1. To transmit (money) in payment.
      2. To refrain from exacting (a tax or penalty, for example); cancel.
      3. To pardon; forgive:
      1. To give up or abandon (control of something or a claim, for example).
      2. To put aside or desist from (something practiced, professed, or intended); stop doing or adhering to.
      3. To let go; surrender:
      1. To cease or discontinue:
      2. To resign from or relinquish:
      3. To depart from; leave:
      1. (idiomatic) to omit
      2. (informal) To desist; to cease.
      3. (intransitive)
      1. A term used to describe a transaction between three brokers in which one does not use his/her name. For example, a broker receives a buy order that he or she can’t transact. The broker asks a second broker to handle the order. So the second broker buys the stock from a third broker on behalf of the first broker’s client. The transaction is recorded in the records of the firms and exchange as if the first broker was never involved. A term used to describe a transaction between three brokers in which one does not use his/her name. For example, a broker receives a buy order that he or she can’t transact. The broker asks a second broker to handle the order. So the second broker buys the stock from a third broker on behalf of the first broker’s client. The transaction is recorded in the records of the firms and exchange as if the first broker was never involved.
      1. To stop doing or providing (something); end or abandon:
      2. To cease making or manufacturing:
      3. To cease subscribing to (a publication).
      1. To cease doing something.
      1. To end abruptly, either temporarily or permanently.
      2. To remove a piece from a whole by breaking or snapping
      3. The first shot in a game of snooker or other cue-game
      1. To withdraw one's support or help from, especially in spite of duty, allegiance, or responsibility; desert:
      2. To give up by leaving or ceasing to operate or inhabit, especially as a result of danger or other impending threat:
      3. To surrender one's claim to, right to, or interest in; give up entirely:
  6. To desist from, cease, or discontinue (a habit, for example)

      1. To extend the leg away from the body; strike out with the foot or feet.
      2. To score or gain ground by kicking a ball.
      3. To punt in football.
      1. (idiomatic) to omit
      2. (informal) To desist; to cease.
      3. (intransitive)
      1. A term used to describe a transaction between three brokers in which one does not use his/her name. For example, a broker receives a buy order that he or she can’t transact. The broker asks a second broker to handle the order. So the second broker buys the stock from a third broker on behalf of the first broker’s client. The transaction is recorded in the records of the firms and exchange as if the first broker was never involved. A term used to describe a transaction between three brokers in which one does not use his/her name. For example, a broker receives a buy order that he or she can’t transact. The broker asks a second broker to handle the order. So the second broker buys the stock from a third broker on behalf of the first broker’s client. The transaction is recorded in the records of the firms and exchange as if the first broker was never involved.
      1. (idiomatic) Well suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.
      2. Used other than as an idiom: see cut,"Ž out. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever
      3. To refrain from (doing something, using something etc.), to stop/cease (doing something).
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
    See also:

    continue

  7. To go to or seek out the company of in order to socialize.

    See also:

    seek

Noun
  1. The act of stopping

    See also:

    continue

  2. The condition of being stopped

    See also:

    continue

  3. A concluding or terminating

    See also:

    continue

  4. Something that impedes or prevents entry or passage

      1. An upright structure of masonry, wood, plaster, or other building material serving to enclose, divide, or protect an area, especially a vertical construction forming an inner partition or exterior siding of a building.
      2. A continuous structure of masonry or other material forming a rampart and built for defensive purposes.
      3. A structure of stonework, cement, or other material built to retain a flow of water.
      1. To travel or pass across, over, or through:
      2. To move to and fro over; cross and recross:
      3. To go up, down, or across (a slope) diagonally, as in skiing.
      1. A dead or partly dead tree that is still standing.
      2. A tree or a part of a tree that is sunken in or protrudes above a body of water and is a danger to navigation.
      3. A snaggletooth.
      1. Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
      2. The act of obstructing:
      3. The condition of being obstructed:
      1. Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
      1. Something that impedes; a hindrance or obstruction.
      2. Something that obstructs the making of a legal contract.
      3. A physical defect, especially one that interferes with speech.
      1. A light portable barrier over which competitors must leap in certain races.
      2. A race in which a series of such barriers must be jumped without the competitors' breaking their stride.
      3. A leaping step made off one foot as means of maximizing spring at the end of an approach, as to a dive.
      1. The act of hindering:
      2. The condition of being hindered.
      3. Something that hinders; an impediment.
      1. To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
      2. Necessary but encumbering equipment on a ship.
      1. An obstruction or hindrance.
      2. A weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement.
      3. A heavy, traditionally wooden-soled shoe.
      1. The act of obstructing.
      2. An obstruction.
      1. A solid piece of a hard substance, such as wood, having one or more flat sides.
      2. Such a piece used as a construction member or as a support.
      3. Such a piece upon which chopping or cutting is done:
      1. A material formation or structure, such as a mountain range or wall, that prevents passage or access.
      2. Something immaterial that obstructs or impedes:
      3. A membrane, tissue, or mechanism that blocks the passage of certain substances.
      1. A usually improvised structure set up, as across a route of access, to obstruct the passage of an enemy or opponent.
      2. A usually temporary structure set up to restrict or control the movement of people or conveyances:
      3. Something that serves as an obstacle; a barrier:
      1. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of solid material used as a fastener, support, barrier, or structural or mechanical member.
      2. A solid oblong block of a substance or combination of ingredients, such as soap or candy.
      3. Any of various flat baked confections that are typically dense and harder than cakes and served cut into rectangular pieces.
    See also:

    open

    help

  5. Something used to fill a hole, space, or container

      1. A device, such as a cork or plug, that is inserted to close an opening.
      2. One that causes something to stop:
      3. A card or cards enabling one to prevent one's opponents from winning all the tricks in a particular suit in a hand of bridge.
      1. An object, such as a cork or a wad of cloth, used to fill a hole tightly; a stopper.
      2. A dense mass of material that obstructs a passage.
      3. A usually cylindrical or conic piece cut from something larger, often as a sample.
      1. To put something into (a container, for example) to capacity or to a desired level:
      2. To supply or provide to the fullest extent:
      3. To build up the level of (low-lying land) with material such as earth or gravel.
      1. The lightweight elastic outer bark of the cork oak, used especially for bottle closures, insulation, floats, and crafts.
      2. Something made of cork, especially a bottle stopper.
      3. A bottle stopper made of other material, such as plastic.
      1. To interfere with the respiration of by compression or obstruction of the larynx or trachea.
      2. To check or slow down the movement, growth, or action of:
      3. To block up or obstruct by filling or clogging:
    See also:

    full

Another word for stop

Interjection
  1. See also:

    halt

Noun
  1. A pause

    See also:

    pause

    end

  2. A stopping place

    See also:

    depot

Verb
  1. To halt