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1. stop

verb. ['ˈstɑːp'] come to a halt, stop moving.

Synonyms

  • rein
  • draw up
  • rein in
  • check
  • haul up
  • halt
  • pull up
  • settle
  • brake
  • conk
  • stall
  • pull up short

Antonyms

  • go on
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

Etymology

  • stoppe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stoppa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stoppen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Stop

  • tropp
  • swapp
  • swap
  • slop
  • skop
  • schropp
  • propp
  • prop
  • plop
  • kropp
  • klopp
  • gropp
  • glop
  • flop
  • drop
  • cropp
  • crop
  • atop
  • yopp
  • wop
  • tschopp
  • topp
  • sopp
  • sop
  • shoppe
  • shop
  • schoppe
  • schopp
  • schaap
  • ropp

How do you pronounce stop?

Pronounce stop as stɑp.

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How do you spell stop? Is it stpo ?

A common misspelling of stop is stpo

Example sentences of the word stop


1. Verb, base form
A simple way to stop razor tail in this situation is to learn a different method of stopping.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The chairlift to the beginner and intermediate slopes usually stop at mid-mountain or lower.

Quotes containing the word stop


1. Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody.
- Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

2. A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
- Ingrid Bergman

3. The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
- Ayn Rand

2. stop

verb. ['ˈstɑːp'] put an end to a state or an activity.

Synonyms

  • give up
  • cease
  • shut off
  • knock off
  • close off
  • quit
  • call it a day
  • leave off
  • call it quits
  • sign off
  • drop
  • discontinue
  • cheese
  • retire
  • withdraw
  • break
  • lay off

Antonyms

  • mark up
  • include
  • divest
  • overspend

Etymology

  • stoppe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stoppa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stoppen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. stop

verb. ['ˈstɑːp'] stop from happening or developing.

Synonyms

  • foreclose
  • forbid
  • block
  • embargo
  • halt
  • kibosh
  • stay
  • preclude
  • prevent

Antonyms

  • cry
  • integrate
  • uncut
  • requisition

Etymology

  • stoppe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stoppa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stoppen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. stop

verb. ['ˈstɑːp'] cause to stop.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • draw up
  • rein in
  • check
  • bring up
  • halt
  • arrest
  • pull up
  • flag down
  • brake
  • hold
  • stall

Antonyms

  • fall
  • ascend
  • go
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • stoppe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stoppa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stoppen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. stop

verb. ['ˈstɑːp'] interrupt a trip.

Synonyms

  • disrupt
  • lay over
  • interrupt
  • cut off
  • stop over
  • call

Antonyms

  • go off
  • no-go
  • pull in
  • birth

Etymology

  • stoppe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stoppa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stoppen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. stop

verb. ['ˈstɑːp'] prevent completion.

Synonyms

  • discontinue
  • bog
  • terminate
  • disrupt
  • bog down
  • interrupt
  • cut off
  • break off
  • end
  • break
  • fracture

Antonyms

  • promote
  • repair
  • enliven
  • validate

Etymology

  • stoppe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stoppa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stoppen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. stop

noun. ['ˈstɑːp'] a brief stay in the course of a journey.

Synonyms

  • stopover
  • night-stop
  • pit stop
  • stand
  • stay

Antonyms

  • victory
  • middle
  • refrain
  • imperfection

Etymology

  • stoppe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stoppa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stoppen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. stop

noun. ['ˈstɑːp'] the event of something ending.

Synonyms

  • surcease
  • finish
  • standstill
  • stand
  • tie-up
  • halt
  • cessation
  • ending

Antonyms

  • unrestrained
  • switch on
  • go to bed
  • turn in

Etymology

  • stoppe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stoppa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stoppen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. stop

noun. ['ˈstɑːp'] the act of stopping something.

Synonyms

  • stoppage
  • haemostasis
  • human action
  • hemostasis
  • hemostasia
  • standdown
  • act
  • haemostasia
  • deed
  • stand-down

Antonyms

  • open
  • hire
  • log in
  • dock

Etymology

  • stoppe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stoppa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stoppen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. stop

verb. ['ˈstɑːp'] hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of.

Synonyms

  • contain
  • check
  • cut out
  • cut down
  • defend
  • turn back
  • arrest

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • make
  • appear
  • materialize

Etymology

  • stoppe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stoppa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stoppen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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