Definition of stop

You can find definition of stop below. Words can have several meanings depending on the context. Their meaning may vary depending on where they are used. Please choose approriate definition according to part of speech and context. We have found 22 different definitions of stop. stop is a 4 letter word. It starts with s and ends with p.

  • stop

    noun event

    the event of something ending

  • stop

    noun act

    the act of stopping something

  • stop

    noun act

    a brief stay in the course of a journey

  • arrest

    noun state

    the state of inactivity following an interruption

  • stop

    noun location

    a spot where something halts or pauses

  • stop consonant

    noun communication

    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it

  • period

    noun communication

    a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

  • stop

    noun artifact

    (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes

  • diaphragm

    noun artifact

    a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens

  • catch

    noun artifact

    a restraint that checks the motion of something

  • blockage

    noun artifact

    an obstruction in a pipe or tube

  • stop

    verb motion

    come to a halt, stop moving

  • discontinue

    verb stative

    put an end to a state or an activity

  • stop

    verb social

    stop from happening or developing

  • stop

    verb motion

    interrupt a trip

  • stop

    verb motion

    cause to stop

  • break

    verb change

    prevent completion

  • check

    verb competition

    hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of

  • intercept

    verb contact

    seize on its way

  • end

    verb stative

    have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

  • barricade

    verb contact

    render unsuitable for passage

  • hold on

    verb change

    stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments

Words that start with stop

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Words that ending in stop

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Prefixes of stop

Suffixes of stop