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stop

stop

 
pronunciation:
stap
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
stop in
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part of speech: verb
inflections: stopped, stopping, stops
definition 1: to end the movement of something or to make something end.
The police officer stopped the cars.Tim's mother stopped the video when it was time for dinner.
antonyms:
activate, start
similar words:
arrest, check, stay
definition 2: to end an activity.
I stopped smoking last week.We stopped playing the game when we got tired.
antonyms:
begin
definition 3: to no longer move or continue an action.
The car stopped at the red light.He stopped in the middle of the story.
synonyms:
halt
antonyms:
continue, go, start
similar words:
leave off
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of stopping or state of being stopped.
The car came to a stop in front of our house.
definition 2: a point where a bus or other public vehicle stops for passengers.
The people waited at the stop for the bus to come.
phrase: stop in
Word Builder: stop +
  • stoplight:
    a red traffic light.
  • stop sign:
    a red sign on the side of the road that tells drivers to stop.
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