stop

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  • Still, she stopped half-way to the door and went back to the window. Cited from Rilla of Ingleside, by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • However, there are also problems where we do not want the system to ever stop.
  • They're not going to be able to tell me to stop.
  • This might well have been a stop off during his journey East.
  • When that song came on the radio, cars stopped in the street.
  • Without the door stop damage might be done to the wall.
  • However, the war did not stop, and armed attacks by both sides continued.
  • They came within of the city before being stopped by chemical and army attacks.
  • Not bad for the first stop on his world tour.
  • He began to read a third, but stopped half-way through the first sentence. Cited from The Bittermeads Mystery, by E. R. Punshon
  • Each time they tried to move forward they were stopped by anti-tank guns.
  • An attempt two days later resulted in only an additional of travel before the ship again stopped.
  • The clock will start as they cross this line and stop when they reach the finish line.
  • They had not stopped; since they were active in far later times, close to our own.
  • The heart must stop beating so that legal death can be declared.
  • At the sound of the shot he stopped stock-still. Cited from Pellucidar, by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Instead, they stopped outside and a crowd began to grow and watch.
  • He stopped by his local library where he found a book about the theorem.
  • However, the clock had stopped just as the play began.
  • Play can be stopped if the goal is knocked out of position.
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Meaning of stop

  • noun The event of something ending
    it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill
  • noun The act of stopping something
    the third baseman made some remarkable stops, his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood
  • noun A brief stay in the course of a journey
    they made a stopover to visit their friends
  • noun A spot where something halts or pauses
    his next stop is Atlanta
  • noun (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes
    the organist pulled out all the stops
  • verb Come to a halt, stop moving
    the car stopped, She stopped in front of a store window
  • verb Stop from happening or developing
    Block his election, Halt the process
  • verb Interrupt a trip
    we stopped at Aunt Mary's house, they stopped for three days in Florence
  • verb Cause to stop
    stop a car, stop the thief