Synonyms & Antonyms : Stop





Stop



( Verb )


The earthquake
stopped all the clocks.

Synonyms:

Block

Arrest

Cease

Halt

Prevent

Discontinue

Contextual Examples:

The police
arrested the smuggler for selling hashish in bulk to a scooter driver.

The law in India provides for the arrest of a person taking unhealthy drugs. This provision is designed to
check the use of such drugs and their international smuggling.

Hostilities between these two sides
ceased at midnight.



Antonyms:

Begin

Activate

Continue

Quicken

Purr

Contextual Examples:

I
began my schooling when I was five

We will have to
activate our enthusiasm and will-power to achieve this higher position.

Let us
continue to go up at the speed of 20 km an hour.

We can
quicken our pace on less steep slopes.

Let us
purr away the journey to the destination by sweet songs.




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