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To cause to come to an end
“I need to go on a diet to stop my weight gain.”
To cease to perform a specified action
“I had to stop running temporarily due to tendonitis.”
To drive or move into a given place or location
“Let's stop the car outside the supermarket so I can run in quickly to get some garlic.”
(of an event, action, or process) To come to an end or cease to occur
“Jim's questioning of the president would finally stop after the microphone was taken off him.”
To close or block an opening
“He tried to stop the leak by putting his finger in the hole in the dam.”
To prevent or dissuade someone from engaging in an activity
“She did her best to stop her husband from eating pizza for dinner because it was bad for his health.”
(of an action or event) To prevent from happening
“Despite the best efforts of the protestors, they could not stop the ratification of the new law.”
To refuse to provide (as per usual)
“Billy had misbehaved that week, and his parents would stop his pocket money as punishment.”
To pause and deliberate
“Do not behave rashly. Just stop for a moment and think!”
To stay at a place briefly during a journey
“We can stop at a small town along the way for a break during our long drive.”
To achieve victory over
“They had an elite team that was virtually unbeatable and nobody could stop them.”
Plural for a halt in movement or operation
“The power was cut off and business would come to a stop for the rest of the day.”
Plural for a break during a journey
“We had a brief stop at the lake for lunch during our hike through the valley.”
Plural for a place of sojourn during a trip or journey
“Our last stop during our trip around Europe was Paris.”
Plural for a place where people enter or alight from public transportation
“We waited at the stop for over fifteen minutes before the bus finally arrived.”
Plural for a punctuation mark representing a pause or separating clauses
“Please use a stop to separate your sentences which will improve the readability of your writing.”
(rare) Plural for something which makes movement or progress difficult
“So melancholy a prospect should inspire us with zeal to oppose some stop to the rising torrent, and check this overflowing of ungodliness.”
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