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synonyms for stop

  • bar
  • block
  • break
  • conclusion
  • pause
  • barricade
  • blockade
  • cease
  • cessation
  • check
  • close
  • closing
  • control
  • cutoff
  • discontinuation
  • ending
  • fence
  • finish
  • freeze
  • hindrance
  • layoff
  • letup
  • lull
  • plug
  • roadblock
  • standstill
  • stay
  • stoppage
  • termination
  • wall
  • blank wall
  • break off
  • brick wall
  • desistance
  • grinding halt
  • screeching halt
See also synonyms for: stopped / stopping / stops
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antonyms for stop

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  • continuation
  • advance
  • aid
  • assistance
  • beginning
  • commencement
  • go
  • help
  • initiation
  • introduction
  • opening
  • start
  • go
  • beginning
  • start
  • continuation
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How to use stop in a sentence

Now I have a plausible explanation for how I feel, putting a stop to some of the second-guessing going on in my head.
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It seems like he’s going to continue to do this until someone puts a stop to it.
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That promise was enough to quell a few lawsuits filed by California groups against the federal government for failing to put a stop to the sewage-filled stormwater rolling from Mexico’s hills.
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The agency issued a stop sale, use or removal order, which is supposed to prevent the company from selling its product.
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The chair of the Uptown Community Parking District board proposed using the funds for cleaning bus stops, but the city said no.
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They’re not categorically opposed to the stops of suppliers along their Southern California routes.
BUSINESSES SAY BORDER PATROL IS SEIZING LEGAL CANNABIS BETWEEN SAN DIEGO, IMPERIALJESSE MARX AND MAYA SRIKRISHNANJUNE 29, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The next stop for the audit will be the district attorney’s desk, reports VOSD’s Will Huntsberry.
MORNING REPORT: REPORT FINDS EVIDENCE OF FRAUD IN SWEETWATER BUDGET MESSVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJUNE 23, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Another officer in the Taylor case, Myles Cosgrove, was sued for excessive force in 2006 by a man whom he shot seven times in the course of a routine traffic stop.
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"But I can't stop to argue about it now;" and, saying this, he turned into a side path, and disappeared in the wood.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
At twelve, or fifteen, or sixteen, or twenty it was decided that they should stop learning.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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