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layover, stopover, stop
n. a brief stay in the course of a journey; "they made a stopover to visit their friends"
stoppage, stop
n. the act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"
stop, catch
n. a restraint that checks the motion of something; "he used a book as a stop to hold the door open"
stop, diaphragm
n. a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens; "the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically"
stop
n. (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"
full point, full stop, stop, point, period
n. a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations; "in England they call a period a stop"
plosive, occlusive, plosive speech sound, plosive consonant, stop consonant, stop
n. a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
halt, stop
n. the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"
stop
n. a spot where something halts or pauses; "his next stop is Atlanta"
stoppage, stop, stay, hitch, halt, check, arrest
n. the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
stop
n. an individual defensive play that prevents from scoring
stop
n. a statistical credit given a relief pitcher for preserving a team's victory by holding its lead in a game
stop
n. the second in order of the bases from home plate
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hold on, stop
v. stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"
hold back, turn back, contain, stop, arrest, check
v. hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
stop, intercept
v. seize on its way; "The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace"
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"
stop over, stop
v. interrupt a trip; "we stopped at Aunt Mary's house"; "they stopped for three days in Florence"
lay off, give up, quit, cease, stop, discontinue
v. put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
stop
v. to have an honor card and a sufficient number of protecting cards to keep an opponent from continuing to win
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pause
n. temporary inactivity
deferral, deferment, postponement
n. act of putting off to a future time
surcease, cessation
n. a stopping; "a cessation of the thunder"
custody, hold, detainment, detention
n. a state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"
respite, reprieve
n. a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
rest, remain, stay
v. stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
rest, remain, stay
v. stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
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"
fracture
v. break (a bone); "She broke her clavicle"
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"
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"
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"
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"
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"
hold on, stop
v. stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"
hold on, stop
v. stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"
hold on, stop
v. stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"
hold on, stop
v. stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"
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"
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
shout out, vociferate
v. utter in a very loud voice; "They vociferated their demands"
shout out, vociferate
v. utter in a very loud voice; "They vociferated their demands"
concede
v. acknowledge defeat; "The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose"
desist, refrain, abstain
v. choose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"
get hold of, seize, clutch
v. affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"
pick up, cop, nab, arrest, apprehend, nail, collar
v. take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
capture, catch, get
v. succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
stop, intercept
v. seize on its way; "The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace"
twirp, tweet
v. make a weak, chirping sound; "the small bird was tweeting in the tree"
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"
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"
halt, stop
v. come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
wallow
v. delight greatly in; "wallow in your success!"
waver, falter
v. move hesitatingly, as if about to give way
flounder, stagger
v. walk with great difficulty; "He staggered along in the heavy snow"
fall in
v. to take one's place in a military formation or line; "Troops fall in!"
congregate
v. come together, usually for a purpose; "The crowds congregated in front of the Vatican on Christmas Eve"
congregate
v. come together, usually for a purpose; "The crowds congregated in front of the Vatican on Christmas Eve"
bail
v. remove (water) from a vessel with a container
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"
stunt
v. perform a stunt or stunts
kibosh, block, halt, stop
v. stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
kibosh, block, halt, stop
v. stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
kibosh, block, halt, stop
v. stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
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"
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"
lay off, give up, quit, cease, stop, discontinue
v. put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
lay off, give up, quit, cease, stop, discontinue
v. put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
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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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movement
n. the act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel"
continuant, continuant consonant
n. consonant articulated by constricting (but not closing) the vocal tract
start up, start
v. get going or set in motion; "We simply could not start the engine"; "start up the computer"
get going, go, start
v. begin or set in motion; "I start at eight in the morning"; "Ready, set, go!"
die hard, endure, run, persist, prevail
v. continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
preserve
v. keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing; "preserve the forest and the lakes"
preserve, keep
v. maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God keep you"
stop
Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
    16