stop to think
Definition of stop to think
: to take a moment to think about something Did you ever stop to think about the risk you took?
Word by Word Definitions
: 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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