To cause (something) to cease moving or progressing. (verb)
To cause (something) to come to an end. (verb)
To close or block an opening. (verb)
To adjust the aperture of a camera lens. (verb)
To stay. (verb)
To tarry. (verb)
A (usually marked) place where line buses, trams or trains halt to let passengers get on and off. (noun)
An action of stopping; interruption of travel. (noun)
A device intended to block the path of a moving object; as, a door stop. (noun)
A consonant sound in which the passage of air through the mouth is temporarily blocked by the lips, tongue, or glottis. (noun)
A symbol used for purposes of punctuation and representing a pause or separating clauses, particularly a full stop, comma, colon or semicolon. (noun)
Short for a stopper, used in the phrase 'pull out all the stops'. (noun)
A function that halts playback or recording in devices such as videocassette and DVD player. (noun)
A button that activates the stop function. (noun)
A knob or pin used to regulate the flow of air in an organ. (noun)
A very short shot which touches the ground close behind the net and is intended to bounce as little as possible. (noun)
The depression in a dog’s face between the skull and the nasal bones. (noun)
An f-stop. (noun)
Prone to halting or hesitation. (adverb)
A small well-bucket; a milk-pail. (noun)
Examples of word stop
And oh yeah..stop eating food from the drive thru and for God sake stop feeding it to your children. and please don't give them candy for snack time at school.
The first thing then to be done to put a stop to this frightful waste of human life every year is to _stop the circulation of the bacillus from one person to another_.
Kentucky should at one grand coup _stop spring shooting and all sale of wild game, accord long close seasons to all species that are verging on extinction, protect doves, establish moderate bag limits and stop the use of machine guns_.
After a * fastfood sandwich* lunch, which was simple felafel or chicken wrap, we had a quick pit stop * commission stop* at a traditional papyrus store/factory.
PRKP-1009 \ "Failed to stop all the listeners associated with all the instances of cluster database \" Cause: Either the listener name associated with an instance could not be determined, or \ "lsnrctl stop\" failed for a listener.