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abandon to stop pursuing; give up. [1/3 definitions]
adjourn to stop the process of a formal meeting or court session, often with the intention of starting again at another time.
air bag a bag in the front of some cars that blows up with air instantly in a crash to stop the passengers from being thrown forward.
armistice an agreement by groups of people or countries at war to stop fighting; truce.
arrest to slow down; block; stop. [1/4 definitions]
balk to stop suddenly and refuse to go on. [2/3 definitions]
block the use of the body to stop the movement of another player in football and other sports. [2/9 definitions]
blow2 to burst or stop working from being filled or used too much. [1/7 definitions]
bow out to stop taking part in an activity; leave or resign.
brake1 a device used to slow or stop the motion of a vehicle or machine. [2 definitions]
break to stop or disappear suddenly. [1/19 definitions]
break down to stop or stop working. [1/2 definitions]
burn out to stop burning, or to stop functioning because of excessive friction or heat. [1/2 definitions]
bus stop a place along a bus route where the bus will stop to let people get on or off the bus.
buttonhole to stop and force one's conversation upon [1/2 definitions]
call for to stop by for; fetch. [1/2 definitions]
cease to stop or come to an end. [2 definitions]
check to cause to stop suddenly. [1/11 definitions]
choke to stop or prevent the breathing of by squeezing or blocking the windpipe. [1/4 definitions]
clamp down (informal) to become more forceful in trying to stop behaviors that are not wanted; start using more or stronger ways of controlling. [1/2 definitions]
clam up (informal) to stop talking or refuse to speak.