Synonyms for Stem:
n.kill off, interfere with, suppress, pedice, petiole, stamp out, hold back, shut off, cut into, squeeze out. beanstalk, bract, bur, anther, boll, blade, aerial root, words, bulb. anaphora, compound, appropriacy, affix, blend, apposition, componential analysis, canonical form, derivative. cup, schooner, mug, snifter, flute, loving cup, chalice, glass, beaker, goblet. butt, cigar, cigarette paper, briar, chew, cheroot, ciggy, fag, cigarette. control, regulate, limit, restrict, curb, keep down, contain, cure, confine, determine. •beginning (noun)
babyhood, nativity, conception, genesis, infancy, cradle, source, start, introduction, earliness, beginning, sprout, preparation, nascency, birth, dawn, derivation, inception, origin, inauguration, emergence, precursor, embryo, creation, prelude, spring, commencement, hatching.
flagpole, mine shaft, rod, stalk, shaft, stick, tunnel, post, elevator shaft, staff, bar, pole.
•stalk of plant (noun)
create, induct, embark, hatch, develop, initiate, initialize, germinate, prepare, undertake, conceive, emerge, inaugurate, form, commence, bud, begin, introduce, originate.
•come from (verb)
originate, spring, develop.
•prevent, stop (verb)
contain, curb, hold back, control.