Synonyms for Stop:


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)
closure (noun)
end (noun)
ending (noun)
event (noun)
hindrance (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.
inactivity (noun)
layover (noun)
plug (noun)
cover, spile, stopper, tap, valve, cork, spigot.
restraint (noun)
visit (noun)
visit; place of rest (noun)
station, rest, stopover, terminus, depot, halt.


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.
close (verb)
lock, join, secure, shut, bolt, seal, latch, fasten, barricade.
diminish (verb)
die away.
end (verb)
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.
interrupt (verb)
reprieve, recess, postpone, relieve.
motion (verb)
plug (verb)
cover, cork, plug, tap, bung, close.
stagnate (verb)
rest, immobilize, stagnate, still, hibernate, idle.
stop (verb)
freeze, hold.

Other synonyms:

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
drop in.
call off.
close up
shut down.
fade away.
drop in
come over, pop in.
settle down.
peter out
peter out.
swear off.
stop up
drop in.
Other relevant words:
hold back, point, belay, leave off, stall, hold up, occlusive, swear off, drop, prevent, stand, arrest.

Usage examples for stop

  1. " Say, stop in some time you're passin'. – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  2. Where is this to stop – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  3. We will stop for you on our way. – Zibeline, Complete by Phillipe de Massa Last Updated: March 2, 2009