Definition Of stops


(of an event, action, or process) come to an end; cease to happen.

his laughter stopped as quickly as it had begun

a cessation of movement or operation.

all business came to a stop

a set of organ pipes of a particular tone and range of pitch.

block or close up (a hole or leak).

he tried to stop the hole with the heel of his boot

cause (an action, process, or event) to come to an end.

this harassment has got to be stopped

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