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Meaning of word stop from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

stop   noun

Meaning : The event of something ending.

Example : It came to a stop at the bottom of the hill.

Synonyms : halt

Meaning : The act of stopping something.

Example : The third baseman made some remarkable stops.
His stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood.

Synonyms : stoppage

रोकने की क्रिया।

सैनिक शत्रुओं को सीमा के अंदर प्रवेश करने से रोकने में सफल रहे।

Meaning : A brief stay in the course of a journey.

Example : They made a stopover to visit their friends.

Synonyms : layover, stopover

Meaning : The state of inactivity following an interruption.

Example : The negotiations were in arrest.
Held them in check.
During the halt he got some lunch.
The momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow.
He spent the entire stop in his seat.

Synonyms : arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stoppage

Meaning : A spot where something halts or pauses.

Example : His next stop is Atlanta.

Meaning : A consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it.

Example : His stop consonants are too aspirated.

Synonyms : occlusive, plosive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, stop consonant

Consonant articulated by constricting (but not closing) the vocal tract.

continuant, continuant consonant

Meaning : A punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations.

Example : In England they call a period a stop.

Synonyms : full point, full stop, period, point

लेखों आदि में वह विराम चिह्न जो किसी वाक्य की समाप्ति पर उसके अंत में लगाया जाता है।

आज-कल हिन्दी-लेखन में पूर्ण विराम (।) की जगह बिन्दी(
पाई, पूर्ण विराम, पूर्ण विराम चिह्न, पूर्णविराम, पूर्णविराम चिह्न

Meaning : (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes.

Example : The organist pulled out all the stops.

Meaning : A mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens.

Example : The new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically.

Synonyms : diaphragm

Meaning : A restraint that checks the motion of something.

Example : He used a book as a stop to hold the door open.

Synonyms : catch

Meaning : An obstruction in a pipe or tube.

Example : We had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe.

Synonyms : block, blockage, closure, occlusion, stoppage

stop   verb

Meaning : Come to a halt, stop moving.

Example : The car stopped.
She stopped in front of a store window.

Synonyms : halt

चलते-चलते रुकना या आगे न बढ़ना।

घोड़ा अड़ गया।
अँड़ियाना, अड़ना, अड़ियाना, अरना

सवारी उतारने या चढ़ाने के लिए वाहनों का किसी स्थान पर थोड़े समय के लिए ठहर जाना।

यह बस हर बस स्थानक पर नहीं रुकती।
ठहरना, रुकना

गति में अवरोध उत्पन्न होना।

चलते-चलते अचानक मेरी मोटरसाइकिल रुक गई।
अटकना, गतिरुद्ध होना, बंद होना, रुकना

Begin or set in motion.

I start at eight in the morning.
Ready, set, go!.
get going, go, start

Meaning : Put an end to a state or an activity.

Example : Quit teasing your little brother.

Synonyms : cease, discontinue, give up, lay off, quit

किसी कारण से कोई कार्य न करना।

मैंने दूसरा तथा पाँचवाँ प्रश्न छोड़ा।
संस्था के सलाहकार अपने वर्तमान व्यवसाय को अलविदा कह रहे हैं।
अलविदा कहना, छोड़ देना, छोड़ना

Keep or maintain in unaltered condition. Cause to remain or last.

Preserve the peace in the family.
Continue the family tradition.
Carry on the old traditions.
bear on, carry on, continue, preserve, uphold

Meaning : Stop from happening or developing.

Example : Block his election.
Halt the process.

Synonyms : block, halt, kibosh

कोई चालू काम बंद हो जाना या रुक जाना।

बिजली चली जाने के कारण थोड़ा काम रह गया।

Meaning : Interrupt a trip.

Example : We stopped at Aunt Mary's house.
They stopped for three days in Florence.

Synonyms : stop over

Meaning : Cause to stop.

Example : Stop a car.
Stop the thief.

चलती हुई वस्तु की गति बंद करना।

वाहन के सामने अचानक कुत्ता आ जाने से वाहन चालक ने वाहन रोका।
अड़काना, ठहराना, थामना, रोकना

श्वास की गति को रोकना।

शेर को पास आते देख शिकारी ने जमीन पर लेटकर दम साध लिया।
दम साधना

Get going or set in motion.

We simply could not start the engine.
Start up the computer.
start, start up

Meaning : Prevent completion.

Example : Stop the project.
Break off the negotiations.

Synonyms : break, break off, discontinue

Meaning : Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy. Check the expansion or influence of.

Example : Arrest the downward trend.
Check the growth of communism in South East Asia.
Contain the rebel movement.
Turn back the tide of communism.

Synonyms : arrest, check, contain, hold back, turn back

Meaning : Seize on its way.

Example : The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace.

Synonyms : intercept

Meaning : Have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense. Either spatial or metaphorical.

Example : The bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed.
Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other.
My property ends by the bushes.
The symphony ends in a pianissimo.

Synonyms : cease, end, finish, terminate

Have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense.

The DMZ begins right over the hill.
The second movement begins after the Allegro.
Prices for these homes start at $250,000.
begin, start

Meaning : Render unsuitable for passage.

Example : Block the way.
Barricade the streets.
Stop the busy road.

Synonyms : bar, barricade, block, block off, block up, blockade

ऐसी स्थिति में कराना जिससे कोई वस्तु अंदर से बाहर या बाहर से अंदर न जा सके या जिसका उपयोग न किया जा सके।

पुलिस ने यह रास्ता बंद करा दिया है।
बंद कराना, बन्द कराना, ब्लाक करा देना, ब्लाक कराना, ब्लॉक करा देना, ब्लॉक कराना

Meaning : Stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments.

Example : Hold on a moment!.

Synonyms : hold on