Thesaurus > Related Words: stoppage

  Words related to stoppage

Related / Similar Words: stop, blockage, block, closure, occlusion, arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay

 

Definition:
  • the act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood";
  • an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe";
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: standdown, stand-down, hemostasis, haemostasis, hemostasia, haemostasia, breechblock, breech closer, plug, stopper, stopple, vapor lock, vapour lock, countercheck, logjam

     

    Derivational Morphology: discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off, break, break off, halt, block, kibosh, stuff, lug, choke up, hold on, hold, arrest, check

     

    Anagrams: gatepost

     

     
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