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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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We will be stopping off in places where people know what a vital role the heart unit plays.
On June 25, Nike began its Nike Team SPARQ Challenge for high school football teams in four regions across the country, stopping off at 7-on-7 tournaments in Southern California, Texas, the South and the Midwest/East Coast, with the competition ending July 30.
Stopping off on our return from a holiday in Devon we found dirty tables, filthy floors,bins overflowing and disinterested staff.
Newcastle Opera House will be firmly on the international music map later this month after it was announced as the final stopping off point on a commemorative tour to mark the 10th MTV Europe Music Awards.
It's the only stopping off point in the North West this year.
GRIME MC Kano will be touring with a six-piece band this autumn, stopping off at Birmingham's O2 Institute on October 14.
IT'S terrific news that the Queen will be stopping off on Teesside as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebratory tour.
He was unsure how the English would accept him, so he travelled slowly, stopping off at places such as Newcastle, Durham and York in a winning of hearts and minds exercise.
Paul Corkrey, 46, secretary of the Valley Rams, said: 'After the match the police surrounded our coaches and told us we wouldn't be stopping off.