estop(redirected from estops)
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v. to halt, bar or prevent. (See: estoppel)
estopverb avert, ban, bar, barricade, bind, block the way, block up, blockade, bring to a stop, create a stoppage, cut off, encumber, fend off, forbid, forestall, halt, hamper, handicap, hinder, impede, inhibit, interfere, interrupt, not allow, obstruct, obviate, preclude, prevent, put a stop to, put an end to, restrain, restrict, shackle, stand in the way, stay, stop, stop the progress of, stop the way, stymie, thwart, turn aside, ward off
Associated concepts: change in position
See also: balk, ban, bar, block, check, constrict, debar, forestall, halt, hamper, hinder, impede, inhibit, obstruct, preclude, prevent, restrain, stop, toll