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stop

verb abandon, abolish, arrest, bar, barricade, block, block up, blockade, brake, break off, bring to a close, bring to a standstill, bring to naught, cease, check, choke, clog, close, come to a standstill, conclude, counteract, countermand, crush, cut short, dam up, delay, desist, detain, deter, die away, disallow, discontinue, drop, end, expire, finish, foil, forbear, forbid, forestall, freeze, halt, hamper, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, inhibere, interrupt, lapse, lay an embargo on, leave off, obstruct, occlude, pause, plug, preclude, prevent, prohibere, put an end to, quell, quit, refrain, render impassable, repress, rest, restrain, silence, sojourn, stall, stanch, stay, stem, stifle, stopper, stopple, stymie, suppress, suspend, tarry, terminate, thwart, ward off, wipe out, withdraw from
Associated concepts: stop and frisk
See also: abandon, abate, adjourn, balk, ban, bar, barrier, block, blockade, cease, cessation, check, clog, close, cloture, complete, conclude, condemn, constrict, contain, debar, defeat, delay, desist, destination, desuetude, detain, deter, deterrence, discontinuance, discontinue, disqualify, disrupt, dissolve, dwell, embargo, encumbrance, end, enjoin, estop, expiration, expire, finality, finish, forbear, forbid, forestall, forgo, halt, hesitate, hiatus, hinder, hold up, impasse, impede, impediment, inhibit, interdict, interfere, interrupt, interruption, keep, kill, lapse, leave, lock, lodge, lull, moratorium, obstacle, obstruct, obstruction, occlude, oppose, palliate, parry, preclude, prevent, prohibit, prohibition, quash, quit, recess, refrain, relax, remission, remit, reprieve, reside, resist, respite, rest, restrain, restraint, restrict, shut, stall, stay, stem, stifle, strangle, suppress, suspend, terminate, termination, thwart, withstand
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The prosecution therefore did not satisfy its burden of proving the reasonableness of the entire traffic stop.
The male driver, who had been drinking to excess prior to the stop, immediately drew a small revolver from his waistband and gave it to the female to hold for him.
The emission of these liquids and finely dispersed ingredients from the mixer into the surrounding atmosphere is restricted and controlled by the use of dust stops.
Still, for some women, the only answer to the hormone therapy question is to stop taking it.
The odds of trying to stop hormone therapy were about three runes as high among women who had been sent letters as among those who had not (odds ratio, 2.
Dust Stop has been tested on unpaved roadways in China, Canada, and other countries, and is currently being tested on a heavily traveled dirt road outside of Prescott, Arizona.
Against the suttle Mermayds songue" closely resembles Anripholus's "I'll stop mine ears against the mermaid's song" -- so closely, in fact, that we might well regard it as the model for Shakespeare's line.
On the contrary, the practice of racial profiling grows from a trio of very tangible sources, all attributable to the War on Drugs, that $37 billion annual effort on the part of local, state, and federal lawmakers and cops to stop the sale and use of "illicit" substances.
Take a black piece of paper and you can stop light very easily," he notes.
We need to stop thinking of youth problems as the principal barrier to youth development and start thinking of youth development as the most effective strategy for preventing youth problems.
After you stop smoking, you may use fewer calories than when you were smoking.