Bedeutung von “stop” im Essential American English Dictionary


verb us /stɑp/ present participle stopping, past tense and past participle stopped

A1 to finish doing something:

Stop laughing – it’s not funny.
He started to say something and then stopped.

A2 If a bus, train, etc. stops at a particular place, it lets people get on and off:

Does this train stop at Union Station?

A2 to stop a journey or an activity for a short time:

We stopped at a café for lunch.

B1 to not move any more, or make someone or something not move any more:

A car stopped outside the house.

B1 to not continue to operate, or to make something not continue to operate:

My watch stopped.

B1 to prevent something from happening or prevent someone from doing something:

This program will help you stop smoking.

to make something end:

We must find a way to stop the war.

(Definition von “stop verb” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)