stopped, past tense; stopped, past participle; stopping, present participle; stops, 3rd person singular present;
(of an event, action, or process) Come to an end; cease to happen
his laughter stopped as quickly as it had begun
the rain had stopped and the clouds had cleared
Cease to perform a specified action or have a specified experience
she stopped giggling
he stopped work for tea
Abandon a specified practice or habit
I've stopped eating meat
Stop moving or operating
he stopped to look at the view
my watch has stopped
(of a bus or train) Call at a designated place to pick up or let off passengers
main-line trains stop at platform 7
Stay somewhere for a short time
you'll have to stop the night
Cause (an action, process, or event) to come to an end
this harassment has got to be stopped
Prevent (an action or event) from happening
a security guard was killed trying to stop a raid
Prevent or dissuade (someone) from continuing in an activity or achieving an aim
a campaign is under way to stop the bombers
Prevent (someone or something) from performing a specified action or undergoing a specified experience
you can't stop me from getting what I want
Cause or order to cease moving or operating
he stopped his car by the house
police were given powers to stop and search suspects
Be hit by (a bullet)
Instruct a bank to withhold payment on (a check)
Refuse to supply as usual; withhold or deduct
the union has threatened to stop the supply of minerals
Defeat (an opponent) by a knockout
he was stopped in the sixth by Tyson
Block or close up (a hole or leak)
he tried to stop the hole with the heel of his boot
the drain has been stopped up
Block the mouth of (a fox's earth) prior to a hunt
Plug the upper end of (an organ pipe), giving a note an octave lower
Obtain the required pitch from (the string of a violin or similar instrument) by pressing at the appropriate point with the finger
Make (a rope) fast with a stopper
A cessation of movement or operation
all business came to a stop
there were constant stops and changes of pace
A break or halt during a journey
allow an hour or so for driving and as long as you like for stops
the flight landed for a refueling stop
A place designated for a bus or train to halt and pick up or drop off passengers
the bus was pulling up at her stop
An object or part of a mechanism that is used to prevent something from moving
the shelves have special stops to prevent them from being pulled out too far
A punctuation mark, esp. a period
Used in telegrams to indicate a period
MEET YOU AT THE AIRPORT STOP
A consonant produced with complete closure of the vocal tract
A high card that prevents the opponents from establishing a particular suit; a control
A short length of cord used to secure something
A set of organ pipes of a particular tone and range of pitch
A knob, lever, or similar device in an organ or harpsichord that brings into play a set of pipes or strings of a particular tone and range of pitch
The effective diameter of a lens
A device for reducing this
A unit of change of relative aperture or exposure (with a reduction of one stop equivalent to halving it)
come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"
discontinue: put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
the act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"
a brief stay in the course of a journey; "they made a stopover to visit their friends"
stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
Stop (Greek script: Στοπ) was the Greek entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1987, performed in Greek by Bang.
Stop is a studio album by Don Lanphere released by Hep Records in 1983.
Stop is a hard rock/funk album by a band consisting of Burdon, John Sterling, Kim Kesterson and Terry Ryan, known as the first incarnation of Eric Burdon Band, ever.
Stop is a 2004 album by Franco De Vita. The major hit single was "Tu De Que Vas", however, "Ay Dios" and "Si La Ves", a collaboration with Sin Bandera, were also released as singles.
In geometry, the octagrammic prism is one of an infinite set of nonconvex prisms formed by square sides and two regular star polygon caps, in this case two octagrams.
"Stop" was the Slovene entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 2005, sung by Omar Naber and performed in Slovenian, despite its English title and the fact that there are two different English lyrics.
A (usually marked) place where line buses, trams or trains halt to let passengers get on and off; An action of stopping; interruption of travel; A device intended to block the path of a moving object; as, a door stop; A consonant sound in which the passage of air through the mouth is ...
(stopped) Not moving, but not properly parked or berthed; said also of the occupants of such a vehicle; In the state resulting from having stopped; Having a stop; being closed at one end; In a well-pruned state
(Stopped) Used in the context of general equities. Guaranteed a specific price on the customer's working order while the dealer tries to obtain a better one. Stopped against one's self involves a customer order and a firm's own account, not two customers. ...
(Stopped) This term is a description of a horse who gives way suddenly or races forwardly and tires badly.
(Stopping) A brick or plaster wall in a cut-through which is used to direct the air flow.
(stopping) purpose-made wood filler available in various wood shades including white. For filling small holes in wood before finishing.
(Stops) Formed ends on the inner or outer members, which prevent the slide from coming apart.
(Stops) Moldings along the inner edges of a door or window frame. Also valves used to shut off water to a fixture.
(Stops) Catch-type obstructions mounted at the top of the guides to prevent the bottom bar from leaving the guides when the curtain is fully raised.
(Stops) the synonym of symbols.
(STOPS (or ties)) Pieces of line or canvas strips used to secure a sail when furling it
(STOPS) PIECE 0F WOOD THAT HOLDS THE SASHES IN PLACE.
(Stops) A stop is a predetermined price, where the trader decides to exit, if the trade goes in an opposite direction than planned for. It is recommended, especially for novice investors, that stops should be used. ...