make a stop

Definition of make a stop

  1. 1 :  to stop for a short period of time for rest during a journey We'll make a stop when we get to the top of this hill.

  2. 2 :  to go to a place for a visit or errand during a journey —usually + at We should make a stop at the museum while we are in town. I need to make a stop at the grocery store on the way home.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  behave, act

    :  to begin or seem to begin (an action)

    :  to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. :  the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

    :  brand

    :  the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

  1. :  to close by filling or obstructing

    :  to hinder or prevent the passage of

    :  to get in the way of :  be wounded or killed by

  1. :  cessation, end

    :  a pause or breaking off in speech

    :  a graduated set of organ pipes of similar design and tone quality

  1. :  serving to stop :  designed to stop

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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