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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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It is stoppable, however, particularly with modern technology.
Thankfully skin cancers are highly visible and stoppable if caught early on even for the most serious, melanomas.
I''e watched the whole game - but especially those last three horrible minutes - all over again on video and the awful thing is that with hindsight everything was stoppable from England's point of view if something different had been done.
I've watched the whole game ( but especially those last three horrible minutes ( all over again on video and the awful thing is that with hindsight everything was stoppable from England's point of view if something different had been done.
Meanwhile, the Cardinal running attack became stagnant and stoppable.
The media did a decent job of describing the horrors of the war in Bosnia, though a shallower job of pointing out the West's failure to stop the quite stoppable slaughter.
Along with her trusty sidekicks, Ron Stoppable and the naked mole-rat Rufus, they traverse the globe in an effort to bring the evil Gemini to justice.
Ayatollah Khamenei underlined the necessity for a return to democracy and respect for people's vote in Egypt, and said, "After years of (being ruled by) a dictatorial regime, they held a healthy election thanks to the Islamic Awakening and this trend of democracy is not stoppable.
That would mean any tournament in the world would be stoppable at any time.
Garon has been let down by some shaky defensive play of late, but two of the goals he allowed were stoppable, and there's a good chance LaBarbera will get a look when the Kings resume action Saturday.