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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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Arrested Development stop off at the Leamington Assembly on their UK tour
Successful X Factor boy band Union J stop off at the NIA in Birmingham next week on their first UK headline tour
Seventies stars Slade and Dr and the Medics and tribute band T-Rextasy,have teamed up for a national tour which will stop off at Aberystwyth.
We haven't a clue why he ended up here, but if you're lost then it's not a bad place to stop off at.
The Borders at Stafford Marketplace will give our many friends who regularly navigate the I-95 corridor a good reason to stop off the interstate to relax with a book and some coffee," said Rick Morley, district manager for the new Borders location.
THE Cribs, currently putting the finishing touches to their sixth album, have lined up a tour that will kick off at Nottingham's Rescue Rooms on February 11 and stop off at Birmingham's Oobleck on February 17.
The bus has been organised by Birmingham City Council and will stop off at Blakesley Hall in Blakesley Road, Yardley.
He had to stop off at the Hilton until 2am where the hacks were winding down after their laptop endeavours.
Stop off at the Wilderness Lodge and learn how to be a ranger.