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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 down-to-earth singer stopped off at the stalls before dashing off to do an acoustic gig organised by BRMB.
As part of the visit he stopped off at the Park Central Marketing Suite on Bath Row, to see how the partnership between Optima, Crest Nicholson and Birmingham City Council is providing a new mixed tenure development as the major phase of the Attwood Green redevelopment.
The luxury cruiser's passengers stopped off at the Port of Swansea to play golf at nearby Royal Porthcawl.
The ex-EastEnders star stopped off at M & S in London's Sloane Square after going on his daily run - part of a fitness regime to get ready for his new telly role as an SAS soldier.
While riding the IRT from my Harlem neighborhood to our offices on 34th Street, I stopped off at the Hayden Planetarium Sphere at the American Museum of Natural History.
We stopped off in town for a typical Jamaican lunch of jerk chicken, peas and rice and salt cod and ackee (a tropical fruit).
Yesterday, it stopped off at the ECHO's offices in Old Hall Street.
But so gleaming were his pearly whites, and so bronzed his complexion, that fellow pundits suspect Warne stopped off at a Hollywood airbrush clinic to look radiant for the cameras at Lord's.
When James VI of Scotland travelled south to London to claim the English throne he stopped off for a night in a house adjacent to Durham Cathedral.
Villagers visited the station when it stopped off in Bishop's Tachbrook, Budbrooke, Leek Wootton and Lapworth.
Football fans were able to live the dream and lift the trophy when the it stopped off at the Children's Hospital after a stint at the Birmingham Mail's offices.
The sexy young actress was out in London for a shopping stint with boyfriend Jamie Dornan, when they stopped off at a cashpoint - where Keira couldn't stop nibbling Jamie's ear as he withdrew money.