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English Definitionto stop; to halt; to cease
Simplified Script停止
Traditional ScriptSame
Part of Speech(动) verb
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(名) As a noun
  1. End.
  2. A dormant or quiescent state.
  3. An interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement.
  4. Suspension of an ongoing activity.
  5. A restraint that checks the motion of something.
  6. A situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible.
(动) As a verb
  1. Cease operating.
  2. Put an end to a state or an activity.
  3. Stop from happening or developing.
  4. Have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical.
  5. Come to an end, stop or cease.
  6. Terminate by selling off or disposing of.
  7. Stop a judicial process.
  8. Terminate.
  9. Used in the imperative (get away, or stop it).
  10. Come to rest.
  11. Be the end of; be the last or concluding part of.
  12. Prevent completion.
  13. Terminate.
  14. Come to or be at an end.
  15. Come to a halt, stop moving.
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