stop

stop/ stɒp /

verb (used with object), stopped or (Archaic) stopt; stop·ping.
to cease from, leave off, or discontinue:
to stop running.
to cause to cease; put an end to:
to stop noise in the street.

verb (used without object), stopped or (Archaic) stopt; stop·ping.
to come to a stand, as in a course or journey; halt.
to cease moving, proceeding, speaking, acting, operating, etc.; to pause; desist.

noun
the act of stopping.
a cessation or arrest of movement, action, operation, etc.; end:
The noise came to a stop. Put a stop to that behavior!

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