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Related to interrupt: Interrupt service routine
interruptverb arrest, balk, barge in, break, break in, butt in, cause to cease, cause to delay, cease, check, chime in, clog, come between, cut, delay, desist, disconnect, disjoin, dissever, dissolve, distract, disturb, divide, foil, frustrate, get in the way, hinder, inhibit, intercept, interfere, intermit, intermittere, intrude, leave off, meddle, obstruct, punctuate, put a stop to, put an end to, retard, separate, sever, stop, sunder, suspend, thwart
Associated concepts: interrupt a separation, interrupt possession
See also: adjourn, annoy, arrest, balk, ban, cease, check, close, condemn, continue, cross, defer, delay, desist, discontinue, disorganize, disrupt, disturb, encumber, estop, halt, hamper, hinder, hold up, impede, inhibit, interfere, interject, interpose, intervene, intrude, molest, obstruct, obtrude, occlude, pause, preclude, prevent, recess, restrain, stall, stay, stem, stop, suspend, terminate, thwart, toll, withstand