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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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JAMES Arthur, the 2012 X Factor champ, will be introducing new album Back From The Edge on three December dates, including Birmingham Institute on the 21st, and a full spring tour that will stop off at Leicester's De Montfort on Tuesday, March 14 and Birmingham's O2 Academy on March 24.
The touring show will stop off at the MetroCentre in Gateshead on Monday, at Times Square in Newcastle on Tuesday and on the South Shields seafront on Wednesday.
Of course, first you have to stop off at the how-do-you-like-me-now attitude of Lynda Benglis's self-advertisement of the '70s, and you might also detour by the human-as-artifact/specimen strategies of Guillermo Gomez-Pena and James Luna.
Right around Amicalola Falls State Park, stop off at Burt's Pumpkin Patch.
The van now follows a new route as stop off points arranged by the council "did not coincide with where people actually lived".
Stripped of wheels, seats, motors, and windows, the remaining Redbirds are due to make their last stop off coastal states like South Carolina.
Three weeks later he'd stop off in Chicago to pick up the Annual A.
Due to their autonomous status, the Aland Islands, which belongs to Finland, benefits from exemption from the Single Market's tax requirements: ships which stop off at Marienhamn will, therefore, be able to continue selling tax-free goods.
Visit the store's San Francisco location in person, stop off at UOR's Web site at www.