Translation of "stop" - English-Portuguese dictionary

stop

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

A1 to finish doing something or not do something any more

parar, deixar
Stop laughing – it’s not funny.
He started to say something and then stopped.
This course will help you stop smoking.

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

parar
Does this train stop at Cambridge?

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

parar
We stopped at a café for lunch.

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

parar
A car stopped outside the house.

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

parar
My watch has stopped.

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

impedir
Doctors are trying to stop the disease from spreading.

to make something end

parar, deter
We must find a way to stop the war.
noun uk /stɒp/ us /stɑp/

A1 a place where a bus or train stops so that people can get on or off

parada, ponto
We need to get off at / the next stop.

B1 the act of stopping an activity or journey, or a period of time when you stop

parada
We made a stop to get lunch.
put a stop to something

to end something bad

dar um ponto final a algo
We must put a stop to the violence.
come to a stop

to stop moving

parar
The car came to a stop in front of an old cottage.

(Translation of “stop” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)