Die Übersetzung von "stop" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /stop/ (past tense, past participle stopped)

to (make something) cease moving, or come to rest, a halt etc

He stopped the car and got out
This train does not stop at Birmingham
He stopped to look at the map
He signalled with his hand to stop the bus.

to prevent from doing something

We must stop him (from) going
I was going to say something rude but stopped myself just in time.

to discontinue or cease eg doing something

That woman just can’t stop talking
The rain has stopped
It has stopped raining.

to block or close

(se) boucher
He stopped his ears with his hands when she started to shout at him.

to close (a hole, eg on a flute) or press down (a string on a violin etc) in order to play a particular note.

boucher; presser

to stay

Will you be stopping long at the hotel?
stoppage /-pidʒ/ noun

(an) act of stopping or state or process of being stopped

The building was at last completed after many delays and stoppages.
stopper noun

an object, eg a cork, that is put into the neck of a bottle, jar, hole etc to close it.

stopping noun

a filling in a tooth

One of my stoppings has come out.
stopcock noun

a tap and valve for controlling flow of liquid through a pipe.

robinet d’arrêt
stopgap noun

a person or thing that fills a gap in an emergency

bouche-trou; intérimaire
He was made headmaster as a stopgap till a new man could be appointed
(also adjective) stopgap arrangements.
stopwatch noun

a watch with a hand that can be stopped and started, used in timing a race etc.

put a stop to

to prevent from continuing

mettre un terme à
We must put a stop to this waste.
stop at nothing

to be willing to do anything, however dishonest etc, in order to get something

ne reculer devant rien (pour)
He’ll stop at nothing to get what he wants.
stop dead

to stop completely

s’arrêter net
I stopped dead when I saw him.
stop off

to make a halt on a journey etc

faire une (courte) halte
We stopped off at Edinburgh to see the castle.
stop over (stop-over)

s’arrêter (une nuit ou plus)
stop up

to block

Some rubbish got into the drain and stopped it up.

(Die Übersetzung von "stop" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)