Bedeutung von “stop” im Essential English Dictionary


verb uk /stɒp/ stopping, 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 Cambridge?

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 has stopped.

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

Doctors are trying to stop the disease from spreading.

to make something end:

We must find a way to stop the war.

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