Part of speech:
A stay or visit.
A stop, esp. a temporary one, as in marching; pause or discontinuance
The collection of books and other reading materials at a library.
A period of waiting
A check is defined as a mark put next to something written down to show it has been verified or completed.
The interval of time between two events.
A block is defined as an area of four streets that goes in a square, or a single street within an area of four streets, or the length of one of those streets.
The definition of a stand-down is a state of rest or ease after a state of alert.
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.
(Cooking) A lean, boneless piece of meat
To cease or discontinue:
To cease subscribing to (a publication).
To arrive at or attain the end of:
(Sports) To block an opponent
To fasten with or as with a bar
To create a blockade against.
To close off or block with a barricade.
(Football) To catch (a pass) as an interception
To be capable of holding:
To stop; check.
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To fail to fulfill; cancel:
To keep in check; restrain:
To lie in wait for and attack; ambush
The definition of thwart is to hinder or stop something from happening.
To cease for a period; delay.
(Archaic) To stop; end
To end, prohibit, or keep something from being known, heard, discussed, or seen.
To stop or check; esp., to dam up (a river, etc.), or to stop or check as if by damming up
Interrupt is defined as to stop or cause something to stop for a period of time.
To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
To hinder is defined as to restrain or hold something back.
To keep oneself from doing something; hold back; refrain:
To detain is defined as to keep someone somewhere or cause someone to be unable to proceed.
To dishearten or dispirit:
To close up; obstruct:
To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
(Baseball) To modify (a bat) by drilling a hole in the large end and filling it with cork or rubber: this practice is believed to give the batter an unfair advantage and is illegal
To come to a close; end; finish
To fill with obstructions or with thick, sticky matter; stop up; jam
The definition of circumvent means to get around or surround someone or something.
To hold (a bat, golf club, etc.) away from the end of the handle and closer toward the middle
To move a piece placing (an opponent's king) under threat of being taken on the next move with no way of escape or defense possible.
To state, or estimate, approximately or loosely; to characterize without strict regard to fact.
To slow down or stop with or as with a brake
To see, look upon, or gaze at:
To serve as the end person for (a tug-of-war team)
To close a session or meeting for a time
To approach and speak to; greet first, before being greeted, esp. in an intrusive way
To assign to or place in a station; post
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)
To live somewhere temporarily, as on a visit; stay for a while
To end, limit, or restrain, as by intimidation or other action:
(Physics) To present an opposing force to; push back or away from by a force:
To prohibit is to forbid someone from doing something or to prevent something from being done.
(Obs.) To act in anticipation of (an event or a fixed time)
Preclude is defined as to prevent something from happening or to prevent someone from doing something.
(Gram.) To put at or near the end of the sentence
To fill (a hole) tightly with or as if with a plug; stop up.
To pause is defined as to stop for a brief period of time.
To close, shut, or block (a passage)
To block or stop up (a passage) with obstacles or impediments; dam; clog
To surrender is defined as to give up control of something or to give something up to another.
To leave one's country because of disapproval of its political policies and settle in another that opposes such policies
To come to an end; stop or expire
To end (a dispute)
To hold back; keep oneself (from doing something); forbear
Relinquish is defined as to let go of or surrender something.
To turn away (one's gaze, for example).
To go to see in order to aid or console:
To visit for consultation:
(Football) To kick the ball
To refrain from exacting or enforcing.
To withdraw one's support or help from, especially in spite of duty, allegiance, or responsibility; desert:
To impede movement or use of:
To move slowly or aimlessly; loaf
To fill to excess; overcrowd
To become full
To let do, happen, etc.; permit; let
Expedite is defined as to make something happen more quickly.
Encourage is defined as to give someone hope, confidence or support.
To go forward; move ahead
To start doing, acting, going, etc.; get under way
(Intransitive) To go on stubbornly or resolutely.
To go on again after an interruption; resume
To begin; start; originate
To move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to continue or renew motion begun.
Seek is defined as to search or look for something.
Delay or hesitation:
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