Definition of bring/put a stop to
- Negotiations brought a stop to the conflict.
- We need to put a stop to these practices.
- She wanted to put a stop to the rumors.
: to convey, lead, carry, or cause to come along with one toward the place from which the action is being regarded
: to cause to be, act, or move in a special way: such as
: to place in a specified position or relationship : lay
: to move in a specified direction
: to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust
: a throw made with an overhand pushing motion
: an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d
: being in place : fixed, set
: to close by filling or obstructing
: to hinder or prevent the passage of
: to get in the way of : be wounded or killed by
: cessation, end
: a pause or breaking off in speech
: a graduated set of organ pipes of similar design and tone quality
: serving to stop : designed to stop
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