stop verb translate English to Portuguese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "stop" - English-Portuguese dictionary


/stɒp/ ( 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.
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
parar, deter
We must find a way to stop the war.
(Definition of stop verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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