Complete Definition of "stop"

wikipedia|dab=stop
English

rank|dress|degree|spoken|918|stop|moral|mighty|Hart

Etymology
From ME. term|stoppen||to stop.

Pronunciation
AHD|stÅp, IPA|/stÉp/, SAMPA|/stQp/
audio|en-us-stop.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Ép|-Ép

Adverb
en-adv|-

  1. prone|Prone to halting or hesitation.

#: He stop-started his car.
#: Heâs stop still.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A (usually marked) place where line buses or trams halt to let passengers get on and off.

#: They agreed to see each other at the bus stop.

  1. An action of stopping; interruption of travel.

#: That stop was not planned.

  1. A device intended to block the path of a moving object; as, a door stop.
  2. context|linguistics A consonant sound in which the passage of air through the mouth is temporarily blocked by the lips, tongue, or glottis.
  3. A symbol used for purposes of punctuation and representing a pause or separating clauses, particularly a full stop, comma, colon or semicolon.
  4. Short for a stopper, used in the phrase 'pull out all the stops'.
  5. context|music A knob or pin used to regulate the flow of air in an organ.

#: The organ is loudest when all the stops are pulled.

  1. context|tennis A very short shot which touches the ground close behind the net and is intended to bounce as little as possible.
  2. context|zoology The depression in a dogâs face between the skull and the nasal bones.

#: The stop in a bulldog's face is very marked.

Synonyms
sense|consonant sound where air is blocked plosive

Translations
trans-top|place to get on and off line buses or trams
Afrikaans: t|af|halte|xs=Afrikaans
Catalan: t-|ca|parada|f
Czech: t+|cs|zastávka|f
Dutch: t|nl|halte|f
Finnish: t+|fi|pysäkki, t|fi|seisake
French: t+|fr|arrêt|m
German: t+|de|Haltestelle|f, t+|de|Busstopp|m
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Portuguese: t|pt|ponto final|m
Russian: t|ru|оÑÑановка|f|trostanóvka|scCyrl
Swedish: t|sv|hållplats|c
Spanish: t+|es|parada|f
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trans-top|interruption of travel
Afrikaans: t-|af|stop|xs=Afrikaans
Arabic: {t|ar|scARchar|ÙÙÙØ©|trwáqfa|f}}
Dutch: t+|nl|stop|m, t|nl|pauze|f
Finnish: t-|fi|keskeytys
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French: t+|fr|arrêt|m
German: t+|de|Einhalt|m, t+|de|Stopp|m
Russian: t|ru|оÑÑановка|f|trostanóvka|scCyrl
Swedish: t|sv|stopp|n
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trans-top|device to block path
Dutch: t-|nl|stopper|m
German: t+|de|Stopper|m
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Russian: t|ru|огÑаниÑиÑелÑ|m|trograniÄítelâ|scCyrl, t|ru|оÑÑанов|m|trostanóv|scCyrl, t|ru|ÑÑопоÑ|m|trstópor|scCyrl
Swedish: t|sv|stopp|n
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trans-top|consonant sound
Catalan: oclusiva f
Dutch: occlusief m
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French: t-|fr|occlusive|f
Swedish: t+|sv|klusil|c
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trans-top|punctuation symbol
Afrikaans: punt
Catalan: punt m
Dutch: t+|nl|punt|m, komma f, dubbele punt m, puntkomma f
German: t+|de|Punkt|m
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Portuguese: ponto final m
Russian: t|ru|знак пÑепинаниÑ|m|trznak prepinánija|scCyrl
Swedish: t+|sv|punkt|c
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trans-top|short for stopper
Portuguese: t+|pt|parada|f, t+|pt|interrupção|f
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trans-top|music: knob or pin to regulate the flow of air in an organ
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Russian: t-|ru|клапан|m|trklápan|scCyrl
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trans-top|tennis: short shot
Finnish: stoppari, pysäytyslyönti
French: t-|fr|ammorti|m
German: t+|de|Stoppball|m
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Swedish: stoppboll c
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trans-top|zoology: depression in a dogâs face
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ttbc|Bulgarian: t|bg|ÑпиÑка|f|trspirka|scCyrl (1), t|bg|ÑпиÑане|n|trspirane|scCyrl (2), t|bg|оклÑзив|m|trokluziv|scCyrl (5)
ttbc|Esperanto: haltejo (1)
ttbc|Polish: przystanek m (1)
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ttbc|Romanian: staţie f (1), oprire f (2)
ttbc|Slovak: zastávka f (1)
ttbc|Spanish: parada f, paradero m (1)
ttbc|Thai: t|th|หยุà¸|tryòot|scTHchar|xs=Thai (1,2)
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Image:Stop sign MUTCD.svg|thumb|Highway stop sign.

Verb
en-verb|stop|p|ed

  1. intransitive: To cease moving.

#: I stopped at the traffic lights.

  1. intransitive: To come to an end.

#: The riots stopped when police moved in.
#: Soon the rain will stop.

  1. transitive: To cause (something) to cease moving.

#: The sight of the armed men stopped him in his tracks.

  1. transitive: To cause (something) to come to an end.

#: The referees stopped the fight.

  1. transitive: To close an aperture.

#: He stopped the wound with gauze.

  1. intransitive: To stay a while.

#: He stopped for two weeks at the inn.

  1. intransitive: To tarry.

#: He stopped at his friend's house before continuing with his drive.

Usage notes
This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing) or the to infinitive. See Appendix:English catenative verbs for more information.

Synonyms
sense|to cease moving brake, desist, halt
sense|to come to an end cease, desist, discontinue, halt, terminate
sense|to cause to cease moving cancel, cease, discontinue, halt, terminate
sense|to cause to come to an end cancel, cease, discontinue, halt, terminate

Antonyms
sense|to cease moving continue, go, move, proceed
sense|to come to an end continue, proceed
sense|to cause to cease moving continue, move
sense|to cause to come to an end continue, move

Derived terms
top2
stop by
stopcock; stop cock
stop down
stop in
stop off
mid2
stop out
stop over
stop up
stopwatch

Translations
trans-top|cease moving
Arabic: ARchar|تÙÙÙ unicode|(tawáqqafa)
Bulgarian: t+|bg|ÑпиÑам|trspiram|scCyrl
Catalan: parar, aturar
Chinese: å (tíng)
Czech: t+|cs|zastavit
Dutch: stoppen#Dutch|stoppen, halthouden
Finnish: pysähtyä
German: anhalten, stehen bleiben, stoppen#German|stoppen
Hebrew: t-|he|עצר|tr`atsár|scHebr
Hungarian: állni, megállni
trans-mid
Japanese: æ­¢ã¾ã, (ã¨ã¾ã, tomaru)
Kurdish: KUchar|ÚاÙÙâستÙâ, KUchar|بÙÙâستÙâ
Nahuatl: caua, cacauantoc
Polish: zatrzymaÄ siÄ
Portuguese: parar, deixar de
Romanian: t+|ro|opri
Russian: оÑÑанавливаÑÑÑÑ/оÑÑановиÑÑÑÑ (ostanávlivat's'a/ostanovít's'a)
Scottish Gaelic: stad
Slovak: zastaviť sa
Swedish: t+|sv|stanna
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trans-top|come to an end
Afrikaans: stilhou
Arabic: ARchar|تÙÙÙ unicode|(tawáqqafa)
Catalan: parar, deixar
Chinese: å (tíng)
Dutch: t+|nl|stoppen, t-|nl|ophouden
Finnish: pysähtyä
German: t+|de|aufhören
Hebrew: t|he|× ××ר|trnigmár|scHebr
Hungarian: abbahagyni
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Japanese: æ­¢ã¾ã, (ã¨ã¾ã, tomaru)
Korean: 구ì¹ë¤ (guchida)
Portuguese: parar, deixar de
Romanian: t+|ro|termina
Russian: пеÑеÑÑаваÑÑ/пеÑеÑÑаÑÑ (p'er'estavátâ/p'er'estát'), пÑекÑаÑаÑÑÑÑ/пÑекÑаÑиÑÑÑÑ (pr'ekraÅ¡'át's'a/pr'ekratít's'a)
Slovak: prestať
Swedish: t+|sv|sluta, t+|sv|upphöra
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trans-top|cause (something) to cease moving
Afrikaans: #Afrikaans|stop
Arabic: ARchar|اÙÙÙ unicode|(âáwqafa)
Bulgarian: ÑпиÑам (spiram)
Dutch: t+|nl|aanhouden, t+|nl|stoppen
Finnish: t-|fi|pysäyttää, t+|fi|loppua
French: t+|fr|arrêter
German: anhalten, stoppen#German|stoppen
Hebrew: t-|he|עצר|tr`atsár|scHebr
Hungarian: megállitani
Italian: t+|it|fermare
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Korean: ë©ì¶ë¤ (meomchuda)
Portuguese: t+|pt|parar
Russian: оÑÑанавливаÑÑ/оÑÑановиÑÑ (ostanávlivatâ/ostanovít')
Slovak: zastaviť
Spanish: t+|es|parar
Swedish: stanna, stoppa (generally more abruptly than stanna)
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trans-top|cause (something) to come to an end
Afrikaans: #Afrikaans|stop
Arabic: ARchar|اÙÙÙ unicode|(âáwqafa)
Bulgarian: t+|bg|пÑекÑаÑÑвам|trprekratjavam|scCyrl
Dutch: t+|nl|stoppen, t-|nl|beëindigen, t+|nl|afbreken
Finnish: t-|fi|pysäyttää, t+|fi|lopettaa
French: t+|fr|arrêter
German: t+|de|stoppen, t+|de|beenden
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Hebrew: t|he|××ר|trgamár|scHebr
Italian: t+|it|fermare
Russian: пÑекÑаÑаÑÑ/пÑекÑаÑиÑÑ (pr'ekraÅ¡'át/pr'ekratít)
Slovak: prerušiť
Swedish: t+|sv|stoppa, t+|sv|avbryta
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trans-top|close an aperture
Dutch: t|nl|deppen
Hebrew: t-|he|סת×|trsatám|scHebr
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Russian: заÑÑкаÑÑ/заÑкнÑÑÑ (zatykát'/zatknút')
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trans-top|stay a while
Dutch: t-|nl|verblijven, t+|nl|blijven, t+|nl|stoppen
Hebrew: t-|he|עצר|tr`atsár|scHebr
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|ÚاÙÙâستÙâ, KUchar|ÚاÙÙâÚÛÚ©Ùâ
Russian: оÑÑанавливаÑÑÑÑ/оÑÑановиÑÑÑÑ (ostanávlivat's'a/ostanovít's'a)
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trans-top|tarry
Dutch: t|nl|langsgaan, t+|nl|stoppen
Hebrew: t-|he|עצר|tr`atsár|scHebr
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Russian: оÑÑанавливаÑÑÑÑ/оÑÑановиÑÑÑÑ (ostanávlivat's'a/ostanovít's'a)
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trans-top|Translations to be checked
ttbc|Esperanto: halti, haltigi, cxesigi
ttbc|French: s'arrêter, s'immobiliser, cesser
ttbc|Spanish: parar, pararse, imobilisarse, dejar de (+ infinitive)
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Anagrams
opts
post
pots
spot
tops

Category:100 English basic words
Category:English ergative verbs
Category:Negative words


Dutch

Pronunciation
IPA|/stÉp/
SAMPA|/stOp/

Noun
nl-noun2|m|pen|je

  1. An electric fuse.
  2. An action of stopping.
  3. A plug for a kitchen sink.

Verb
stop

  1. first person singular present tense and imperative of|stoppen.

Swedish

Noun
sv-noun-n-zero
stop n

  1. beer|Beer mug.

Synonyms
sejdel

Category:Swedish nouns

ar:stop
de:stop
el:stop
fa:stop
fr:stop
ko:stop
io:stop
it:stop
lt:stop
hu:stop
nl:stop
ja:stop
pl:stop
pt:stop
ru:stop
simple:stop
fi:stop
sv:stop
ta:stop
te:stop
vi:stop
tr:stop
uk:stop
vo:stop
zh:stop

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