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'stop' - used as a interjection
1. instruction to stop

'stop' - used as a noun
2. the event of something ending
it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill
3. the act of stopping something
the third baseman made some remarkable stops
4. a brief stay in the course of a journey
5. the state of inactivity following an interruption
he spent the entire stop in his seat
6. a spot where something halts or pauses
his next stop is Atlanta
7. a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
his stop consonants are too aspirated
8. a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
9. (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
10. a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens
11. a restraint that checks the motion of something
he used a book as a stop to hold the door open
12. an obstruction in a pipe or tube

'stop' - used as a verb
13. come to a halt, stop moving
the car stopped
She stopped in front of a store window
14. put an end to a state or an activity
15. stop from happening or developing
16. interrupt a trip
we stopped at Aunt Mary's house
they stopped for three days in Florence
17. cause to stop
stop a car
stop the thief
18. prevent completion
stop the project
19. hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
20. seize on its way
21. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other
22. render unsuitable for passage
stop the busy road
23. stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments

derived forms
1. Stop / Plural
2. Stop / Past
3. Stop / Third Person
4. Stop / Present Participle
Variations of 'stop'
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    Niagara Falls actually stopped flowing back in 1848 for about 20 hours because there was ice that was blocking the Niagara River.