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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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Arsenal pressed at the start of the second half, with Sanchez forcing Weidenfeller into a strong-handed low stop down to his left after the Chile forward muscled his way into the Dortmund penalty area.
At Cardiff Central, next stop down the line, its narrow staircases into the subway will feel dated.
RE: The report of the plan to move the bus stop down near us to Cheveral Avenue, Radford.
30min: Boateng gets Boro's first shot on target after being set up by Yakubu, but Kiely makes a safe stop down to his right.
A small percentage of this devolved on the caddies, the smartest of whom quickly learned how to share expenses, live cheaply, and make it to the next stop down the road.
Whatever makes me stop down the line, it won't be my back, I can assure you.
It was an engineering exercise to determine the maximum distance at which these illuminators could cause an auto-iris lens to stop down a minimum of two f-stops.
'A tanker loaded with kerosene lost control and rammed into people and killed a lot of them from MCC Bus Stop down to Peace Motor Park gate.
He's glad he's getting his just rewards, even he intends stop Down's winning momentum at Clones.