Meaning : The event of something ending.
It came to a stop at the bottom of the hill.
Synonyms : halt
Meaning : The act of stopping something.
The third baseman made some remarkable stops.
His stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood.
Synonyms : stoppage
Meaning : The state of inactivity following an interruption.
The negotiations were in arrest.
Held them in check.
During the halt he got some lunch.
The momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow.
He spent the entire stop in his seat.
Meaning : A spot where something halts or pauses.
His next stop is Atlanta.
Meaning : A consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it.
His stop consonants are too aspirated.
Meaning : (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes.
The organist pulled out all the stops.
Meaning : A mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens.
The new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically.
Synonyms : diaphragm
Meaning : A restraint that checks the motion of something.
He used a book as a stop to hold the door open.
Synonyms : catch
Meaning : Put an end to a state or an activity.
Quit teasing your little brother.
Meaning : Interrupt a trip.
We stopped at Aunt Mary's house.
They stopped for three days in Florence.
Synonyms : stop over
Meaning : Seize on its way.
The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace.
Synonyms : intercept
Meaning : Have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense. Either spatial or metaphorical.
The bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed.
Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other.
My property ends by the bushes.
The symphony ends in a pianissimo.
Meaning : Stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments.
Hold on a moment!.
Synonyms : hold on