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noun as in visit; place of rest

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Now I have a plausible explanation for how I feel, putting a stop to some of the second-guessing going on in my head.

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.

The agency issued a stop sale, use or removal order, which is supposed to prevent the company from selling its product.

The chair of the Uptown Community Parking District board proposed using the funds for cleaning bus stops, but the city said no.

But I think Steve Austin has to team up with a Japanese holdout to stop a nuclear bomb from going off or something.

That ground hold was to stop you flying through weather that could kill you and everyone else aboard.

Thankfully there were no casualties—the driver managed to stop the train immediately.

The men were accused of reneging on pledges to stop working for the Iraqi government.

Has L.A. figured out how to stop the epidemic it set loose on the world?

"But I can't stop to argue about it now;" and, saying this, he turned into a side path, and disappeared in the wood.

At twelve, or fifteen, or sixteen, or twenty it was decided that they should stop learning.

He had seen the act committed, he felt sure but had made no effort whatever to stop the thief.

The Kangaroo can hop and hop and hop; Somehow he never seems to want to stop.

Yet when I stop gazing the next impulse is to move on; for if I have time to rest anywhere, why not at home?


On this page you'll find 401 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stop, such as: bar, block, break, conclusion, pause, and barricade.

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