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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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