Definitions For Stop

noun

  • 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

verb

  • 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

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
8

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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