stop


stop
I
n.
halt
cessation

1) to make a stop

2) to put a stop to (the teacher put a stop to the cheating)

3) to bring to a stop (the driver brought the bus to a stop)

4) to come to a stop (the train came to a stop)

5) an abrupt, sudden; brief; dead; full; smooth stop

6) a flag (AE), request (BE); regular, scheduled; unscheduled; whistle (AE) ('very brief') stop

7) a bus; pit; streetcar (AE), tram (BE) stop

8) (misc.) to miss one's stop

place for resting

9) a truck stop (AE; BE has transport cafe)

punctuation mark

10) a full stop (BE; AE has period)

II
v.

1) to stop short

2) (D; tr.) to stop from (to stop smb. from doing smt.)

3) (G) they stopped talking

4) (BE) (J) to stop smb. doing smt.

5) (K) I can't stop his interrupting

6) (misc.) to stop dead in one's tracks; to stop at nothing ('to allow no scruples to interfere with one's efforts to achieve an end'); they stopped (in order) to chat

* * *
[stɒp]
regular
smooth stop
sudden
they stopped (in order) to chat
tram (BE) stop
unscheduled
whistle (AE) ('very brief) stop
to stop at nothing ('to allow no scruples to interfere with one's efforts to achieve an end')
request (BE)
(BE) (J) to stop smb. doing smt.
(G) they stopped talking
(K) I can't stop his interrupting
(misc.) to miss one's stop
(misc.) to stop dead in one's tracks
['halt'] ['cessation'] to make a stop
a bus
an abrupt
to stop short
a flag (AE)
['place for resting'] a truck stop (AE; BE has transport cafe)
['punctuation mark'] a full stop (BE; AE has period)
to bring to a stop (the driver brought the bus to a stop)
to put a stop to (the teacher put a stop to the cheating)
to come to a stop (the train came to a stop)
(D; tr.) to stop from (to stop smb. from doing smt.)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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