come to a stop
Definition of come to a stop
: 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.
: 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.
Word by Word Definitions
: to move toward something : approach
: to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose
: to reach a particular station in a series
: 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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