Stop Definition

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# Sentence Times
1. At her command all work stopped. 1
2. “I did this to stop the peace process, ” he explained at a court hearing. “We need to be coldhearted.” 1
3. “It seems like just yesterday I was walking the kids down to the bus stop, ” he says, in that sort of dreamy, declamatory voice he sometimes uses. 1
4. (It's amazing how quickly my one-year-old son stops crying after I kiss the spot where he's bumped his head). 1
5. (Probably controller thermonuclear reaction) Hunger slowly stops being a problem. Piloted spaceship to Venus deploys. 1
6. ' stopped to talk with Huckleberry Finn. ". 1
7. 'Did you stop in Oxford on the way?' 'No, we drove straight through.' 1
8. 'I'm pregnant,' she said. That stopped him short. 1
9. 'I've never loved, I mean I've never stopped loving, my mother. '' Was that a Freudian slip?' 1
10. 'I've never loved, I mean I've never stopped loving,my mother. 1
11. 'If I durst,'said the captain,'I'd stop and pick off another man.' 1
12. 'The introvert may shut out the extravert, perhaps while silently nodding, or stop trying to contribute,' she says. 1
13. " He stopped to listen, and said, "Stay, I think I hear a running stream. 1
14. " I didn't say we'd got to stop activating the masses! 1
15. " It is true what madame says, " observed Jacques Three. " Why stop? 1
16. " Let's stop in and have a rarebit, " he suggested one midnight. 1
17. " My Bonnie sucks her thumb. I can't make her stop it. " 1
18. " Now , stop crying, stop crying, let her cackle! 2
19. "Any attempts to rock the situation with democratic slogans, to destabilise the state and split society will be stopped, " he said. 1
20. "For a reason that everyone is aware of, we are temporarily stopping our wi-fi service, " announced the Beijing-based Kubrick bookstore, according to the China Business News. 1
21. "For us, our business is stopped at the moment," noted Reuter. 1
22. "I doubt seriously if sanctions are going to bring them around on stopping their nuclear program," says Nau. 1
23. "I saw a motorcycle flip over the car in front of us and crash," she explains."We stopped and called an ambulance, but it was amazing to me how many people just drove by. 1
24. "I shall go, leave him." Laura Stebbing stopped, her eyes glistening. 1
25. "If you fall on the asphalt, we stop the game to help you up – sometimes, " says Dursun Abkhadze, Shukhuti's octogenarian blacksmith and a former lelo competitor. 1
26. "Is there something else?" Ryle queried as Helen stopped speaking. 1
27. "Mum thinks I should stop imposing on your hospitality, Leo," said Grace. 1
28. "Never Stopped Dance step which Jumped" Li Yue and the disabled person art group's deaf-mute dancers splendid performance has received audience's prolonged applause. 0
29. "No, indeed, " answered Gruntle. "We need all our clothes for ourselves. Tell her to go home and stop bothering us! " 1
30. "Now on the way back up, just as far as the next few days are concerned, I think that 1,340 could stop the short-term bounce," said Ari Wald, equity strategist at Brown Brothers Harriman in New York. 1
 

Stop

[stäp]

VERB

stops (third person present) · stopped (past tense) · stopped (past participle) · stopping (present participle)

  - (of an event, action, or process) come to an end; cease to happen.

  - cause (an action, process, or event) to come to an end.

  - block or close up (a hole or leak).

NOUN

stops (plural noun) · stop knob (noun) · stop knobs (plural noun)

  - a cessation of movement or operation.

  - a set of organ pipes of a particular tone and range of pitch.

Synonyms

List of Prefixes

A-
Afro-
After-
Ambi-
Amphi-
An-
Ana-
Anglo-
Ante-
Anti-
Ap-
Apo-
Arch-
Astro-
Auto-
Back-
Be-
Bi-

List of Suffixes

-Acy
-Al
-Ance
-Ence
-Dom
-Er
-Or
-Ism
-Ist
-Ity
-Ty
-Ment
-Ness
-Ship
-Sion
-Tion
-Ate
-En