Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STOPS

God has given me gifts to use for my fellows, and use them I must till he, not man, stops me.

Then I stops the aperture below, by putting the chest agin it.

There, she's singing it now, and we're snug;—tell me when she stops, and I'll stop myself.

Randal stops her mouth, and struggles to hold his mother back.

When a man first stops drinking he is likely to become censorious.

It had eight stops, one imitating the lute and one the flute.

One stops, forces the words down—they come too hot and fast.

He stops, hesitates, stammers, but manages to hold the crowd.

If it stops, we're all dead men for want of breath, the doctor says.

It stops all their worry about their son and Frances, of course.