stop




stop - noun

  • the event of something ending
  • the act of stopping something
  • a brief stay in the course of a journey
  • the state of inactivity following an interruption
  • a spot where something halts or pauses
  • a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
  • a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
  • (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes
  • a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens
  • a restraint that checks the motion of something
  • an obstruction in a pipe or tube

  • stop - verb

    • come to a halt, stop moving
    • put an end to a state or an activity
    • stop from happening or developing
    • interrupt a trip
    • cause to stop
    • prevent completion
    • hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
    • seize on its way
    • have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
    • render unsuitable for passage
    • stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments

    stop - thesaurus

    arrest   bar   barricade   block   blockade   blockage   break   catch   cease   check American English spelling   closure   contain   diaphragm   discontinue   end   finish   halt   hitch   intercept   kibosh   layover   occlusion   occlusive   period   plosive   point   quit   stay   stopover   stoppage   terminate  


    View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 5: Section 1 and learn about the word stop in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Initial consonant blends.

    Scrabble score for stop


    Scrabble score = 6

    generated at 02:41:41 on 06-08-22

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