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synonyms for stops

  • 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
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antonyms for stops

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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 stops in a sentence

As soon as ever this squalling stops I'll find out; I can't go on like this!
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
The Great organ, consisting of the front pipes and other loud-speaking stops.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Depression of these key-touches brought different combinations of stops into use on the keyboard above which they were placed.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
These toe-pistons form an additional and most convenient means for bringing the stops into and out of action.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
It becomes impossible to use the combination pedals without disturbing the stops and couplers of the Pedal department.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
It also does away with the need for soft stops in an organ, thus securing considerable economy.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
These pistons were placed below the keyboard whose stops they affected.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Cavaill-Coll subsequently utilized slightly increased pressures for the trebles of his flue stops as well as for his larger reeds.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Upon using them in the ordinary way the manual stops alone are affected.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
It is now becoming more and more common to arrange for the transference of stops from one keyboard to another.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
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