stop

Part of speech: verb

To bring from motion to rest; cause to cease; bring to anend.

Part of speech: verb

To check beforehand; prevent.

Part of speech: verb

To close; keep back.

Part of speech: verb

To come to rest.

Part of speech: verb

To cease; discontinue.

Part of speech: noun

The act of stopping; pause.

Part of speech: noun

An obstruction; hindrance.

Part of speech: noun

A contrivance, in musical instruments, for regulating tones.

Part of speech: noun

A punctuation mark.

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Usage examples "stop":

  1. " Father, stop doing so, and look at me," she said. - "The Portion of Labor", Mary E. Wilkins Freeman.
  2. If you stop me a moment, it may be too late. - "Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face", Charles Kingsley.
  3. You sha'n't stop me. - "Rainbow's End", Rex Beach.