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hold on, hang on, hang in, persist, persevere
v. be persistent, refuse to stop; "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"
hold on, stop
v. stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"
hold on, hold the line, hang on
v. hold the phone line open; "Please hang on while I get your folder"

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suspend
v. cause to be held in suspension in a fluid; "suspend the particles"
paralyse, paralyze
v. make powerless and unable to function; "The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation"
cease, terminate, finish, stop, end
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
suspend, freeze
v. stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it; "Suspend the aid to the war-torn country"
break up, recess, adjourn
v. close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned"
punctuate
v. interrupt periodically; "Her sharp questions punctuated the speaker's drone"
set aside, suspend
v. make inoperative or stop; "suspend payments on the loan"
tolerate
v. have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
break
v. interrupt the flow of current in; "break a circuit"
take a breather, catch one's breath, breathe, rest
v. take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
take a firm stand, insist
v. be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge; "I must insist!"
asseverate, maintain, assert
v. state categorically
run short, run low, go
v. to be spent or finished; "The money had gone after a few days"; "Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest"
desist, refrain, abstain
v. choose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"
stop, intercept
v. seize on its way; "The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace"
cancel, delete
v. remove or make invisible; "Please delete my name from your list"
stop
v. cause to stop; "stop a car"; "stop the thief"
halt, stop
v. come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
fall in
v. to take one's place in a military formation or line; "Troops fall in!"
assert, insist
v. assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"
step down, leave office, resign, quit
v. give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
push
v. sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs); "The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs"
struggle
v. to exert strenuous effort against opposition; "he struggled to get free from the rope"
labour, labor
v. undergo the efforts of childbirth
strive, endeavour, endeavor
v. attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
kibosh, block, halt, stop
v. stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
terminate, end, finish
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
lay off, give up, quit, cease, stop, discontinue
v. put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
hold, maintain, keep
v. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"

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