Crossword solutions & Synonyms for

17 October 2020 Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We have 5 answers for the crossword clue Stop. We last saw the 'Stop' clue in Evening Standard Easy Crossword on Tuesday, 20 October 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • A brief stay in the course of a journey; "they made a stopover to visit their friends"
  • The act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"
  • A restraint that checks the motion of something; "he used a book as a stop to hold the door open"
  • An obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
  • A mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens; "the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically"
  • (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes; "the organist pulled out all the stops"
  • A punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations; "in England they call a period a stop"
  • A spot where something halts or pauses; "his next stop is Atlanta"
  • A consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
  • The event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"
  • Stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"
  • Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
  • Seize on its way; "The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace"
  • Put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
  • Prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negotiations"
  • The state of inactivity following an interruption; "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"
  • Cause to stop; "stop a car"; "stop the thief"
  • Come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
  • Interrupt a trip; "we stopped at Aunt Mary's house"; "they stopped for three days in Florence"
  • Have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "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"
  • Render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"
  • Stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"


We found 3 anagrams for the word 'Stop'.

  • The delivery and collection of letters and packages; "it came by the first post"; "if you hurry you'll catch the post"
  • An act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"
  • Of the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters


Female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock

4 Letters


An interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze"

5 Letters


Put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"

6 Letters


Choose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"

9 Letters


Terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

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