come to a stop

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Definition of come to a stop

1 : to reach a state in which one is no longer moving : stop The horse came to a full stop at the edge of the stream.
2 : to reach a state in which no further activity happens : stop Work on the project came to a stop because of a lack of funding. The fighting came to a sudden stop when I arrived.

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“Come to a stop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20to%20a%20stop. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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