Synonyms for Stop:
n.drop. squat, settle down, pull up, come from, populate, stand, shut down, proceed, arrive. bilabial, aspiration, alveolar, assonance, consonant, prevent, close vowel, aspirate, closed syllable, affricate. cesspit, fill, conduit, culvert, full, downspout, airlock, back up. implore, order up, stall, request, invite, want, belay, surcease, send for, entreat, insist, ask for, call away. bridge, fret, catgut, drumstick, hammer, key, bellows, bow. flash, disable, swear off, flip off, cut, flick, disengage, deactivate, cannibalize. fade away, evaporate, go away, vanish, disappear, dissolve. seek, look-in, look up, terminal, visit, call, ferry, platform, bus station, pop in, bus shelter, terminus, station, drop by, come over, run-in, come by, depot, drop in. leg, landfall, drop off, the home stretch, departure, port of call, lap, jumping-off point, change. come to a full stop, pull to a stop/halt, not move a muscle, come to a stop, come to rest. where there's a will, there's a way, I/we etc. will not rest until..., won't take no for an answer, in for a penny, in for a pound, if it's the last thing I do, wild horses couldn't..., ...or bust, if it kills you, and damn the consequences/expense etc.. •act (noun)
disadvantage, bafflement, stoppage, hurdle, inhibition, frustration, damper, hindrance, impasse, impedance, constraint, opposition, entrapment, obstruction, restraint, entanglement, constipation, congestion, blockage, drawback, barrier, blockade, complication, resistance, restriction, interruption, encumbrance, impediment, obstacle, deterrent.
cover, spile, stopper, tap, valve, cork, spigot.
•visit; place of rest (noun)
station, rest, stopover, terminus, depot, halt.
v.•bring or come to a halt or end (verb)
drop, hold, refrain, stall, quit, desist, pull up, end, discontinue, shut down, conclude, draw up, wrap up, stand, terminate, cut out.
lock, join, secure, shut, bolt, seal, latch, fasten, barricade.
exit, wrap up, cap, checkmate, finalize, finish, accomplish, complete, die, conclude, decease, pass on, pass away, expire.
•give up (verb)
give up, withdraw, surrender, relinquish, resign.
reprieve, recess, postpone, relieve.
cover, cork, plug, tap, bung, close.
rest, immobilize, stagnate, still, hibernate, idle.
discourage, fade away, drop, avert, bus station, pipe down, vanish, disappear, bus shelter, belay, prohibit. evaporate, terminus, visit, tie up, pull up, depot, go away. hold up, fill, stall, cut out, call, dissolve. ferry, give over. squash. run out. platform, terminal. back up. •call
come over, pop in.
•Other relevant words:
hold back, point, belay, leave off, stall, hold up, occlusive, swear off, drop, prevent, stand, arrest.
Usage examples for stop
Where is this to stop – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan