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stopped, past tense; stopped, past participle; stopping, present participle; stops, 3rd person singular present;
  1. (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
  2. Cease to perform a specified action or have a specified experience
    • - she stopped giggling
    • - he stopped work for tea
  3. Abandon a specified practice or habit
    • - I've stopped eating meat
  4. Stop moving or operating
    • - he stopped to look at the view
    • - my watch has stopped
  5. (of a bus or train) Call at a designated place to pick up or let off passengers
    • - main-line trains stop at platform 7
  6. Stay somewhere for a short time
    • - you'll have to stop the night
  7. Cause (an action, process, or event) to come to an end
    • - this harassment has got to be stopped
  8. Prevent (an action or event) from happening
    • - a security guard was killed trying to stop a raid
  9. Prevent or dissuade (someone) from continuing in an activity or achieving an aim
    • - a campaign is under way to stop the bombers
  10. Prevent (someone or something) from performing a specified action or undergoing a specified experience
    • - you can't stop me from getting what I want
  11. Cause or order to cease moving or operating
    • - he stopped his car by the house
    • - police were given powers to stop and search suspects
  12. Be hit by (a bullet)

  13. Instruct a bank to withhold payment on (a check)

  14. Refuse to supply as usual; withhold or deduct
    • - the union has threatened to stop the supply of minerals
  15. Defeat (an opponent) by a knockout
    • - he was stopped in the sixth by Tyson
  16. 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
  17. Block the mouth of (a fox's earth) prior to a hunt

  18. Plug the upper end of (an organ pipe), giving a note an octave lower

  19. Obtain the required pitch from (the string of a violin or similar instrument) by pressing at the appropriate point with the finger

  20. Make (a rope) fast with a stopper

  1. A cessation of movement or operation
    • - all business came to a stop
    • - there were constant stops and changes of pace
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. A punctuation mark, esp. a period

  6. Used in telegrams to indicate a period
  7. A consonant produced with complete closure of the vocal tract

  8. A high card that prevents the opponents from establishing a particular suit; a control

  9. A short length of cord used to secure something

  10. A set of organ pipes of a particular tone and range of pitch

  11. 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

  12. The effective diameter of a lens

  13. A device for reducing this

  14. A unit of change of relative aperture or exposure (with a reduction of one stop equivalent to halving it)

  1. come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
  2. the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"
  3. discontinue: put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
  4. the act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"
  5. a brief stay in the course of a journey; "they made a stopover to visit their friends"
  6. stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
  7. Stop (Greek script: Στοπ) was the Greek entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1987, performed in Greek by Bang.
  8. Stop is a studio album by Don Lanphere released by Hep Records in 1983.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. "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.
  13. 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 ...
  14. (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
  15. (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. ...
  16. (Stopped) This term is a description of a horse who gives way suddenly or races forwardly and tires badly.
  17. (Stopping) A brick or plaster wall in a cut-through which is used to direct the air flow.
  18. (stopping) purpose-made wood filler available in various wood shades including white. For filling small holes in wood before finishing.
  19. (Stops) Formed ends on the inner or outer members, which prevent the slide from coming apart.
  20. (Stops) Moldings along the inner edges of a door or window frame. Also valves used to shut off water to a fixture.
  21. (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.
  22. (Stops) the synonym of symbols.
  23. (STOPS (or ties)) Pieces of line or canvas strips used to secure a sail when furling it
  25. (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. ...