Definition of come to a stop
- The horse came to a full stop at the edge of the stream.
- Work on the project came to a stop because of a lack of funding.
- The fighting came to a sudden stop when I arrived.
: 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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