Definitions For Stop


  • A gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
  • A brief stay in the course of a journey
  • The act of stopping something
  • An obstruction in a pipe or tube
  • A restraint that checks the motion of something
  • A mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens
  • (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes
  • A punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
  • A consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
  • The event of something ending
  • A spot where something halts or pauses
  • The state of inactivity following an interruption


  • Prevent completion
  • Stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments
  • Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
  • Seize on its way
  • Render unsuitable for passage
  • Cause to stop
  • Come to a halt, stop moving
  • Interrupt a trip
  • Stop from happening or developing
  • Have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
  • Put an end to a state or an activity
  • To not move, walk, etc., after doing so before
  • To cause (someone or something) to not move, walk, etc., after doing so before
  • To not do something that you have been doing before : to not continue doing something

Is Stops a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Stop is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Stop in a Sentence

  • She was walking toward me, and then she suddenly stopped.
  • The bus stopped at the corner.
  • He stopped to watch the sun set.
  • His first stop will be Washington, D.C.
  • Our first stop has to be the gas station.
  • I need to make a stop at the grocery store on the way home.

Synonyms for Stop

Antonyms for Stops

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