DEEn Dictionary De - En
DeEs De - Es
DePt De - Pt
 Vocabulary trainer

Spec. subjects Grammar Abbreviations Random search Preferences
Search in Sprachauswahl
Search for:
Mini search box
English Dictionary: stopped by the DICT Development Group
3 results for stopped
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. (of a nose) blocked; "a stopped (or stopped-up) nose"
    Synonym(s): stopped, stopped-up(a), stopped up(p)
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Stop \Stop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stopped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Stopping}.] [OE. stoppen, AS. stoppian (in comp.); akin to
      LG. & D. stoppen, G. stopfen, Icel. stoppa, Sw. stoppa, Dan.
      stoppe; all probably fr. LL. stopare, stupare, fr. L. stuppa
      the coarse part of flax, tow, oakum. Cf. {Estop}, {Stuff},
      {Stupe} a fomentation.]
      1. To close, as an aperture, by filling or by obstructing;
            as, to stop the ears; hence, to stanch, as a wound.
      2. To obstruct; to render impassable; as, to stop a way,
            road, or passage.
      3. To arrest the progress of; to hinder; to impede; to shut
            in; as, to stop a traveler; to stop the course of a
            stream, or a flow of blood.
      4. To hinder from acting or moving; to prevent the effect or
            efficiency of; to cause to cease; to repress; to restrain;
            to suppress; to interrupt; to suspend; as, to stop the
            execution of a decree, the progress of vice, the
            approaches of old age or infirmity.
                     Whose disposition all the world well knows Will not
                     be rubbed nor stopped.                        --Shak.
      5. (Mus.) To regulate the sounds of, as musical strings, by
            pressing them against the finger board with the finger, or
            by shortening in any way the vibrating part.
      6. To point, as a composition; to punctuate. [R.]
                     If his sentences were properly stopped. --Landor.
      7. (Naut.) To make fast; to stopper.
      Syn: To obstruct; hinder; impede; repress; suppress;
               restrain; discontinue; delay; interrupt.
      {To stop off} (Founding), to fill (a part of a mold) with
            sand, where a part of the cavity left by the pattern is
            not wanted for the casting.
      {To stop the mouth}. See under {Mouth}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Stopped \Stopped\, a. (Phonetics)
      Made by complete closure of the mouth organs; shut; -- said
      of certain consonants (p, b, t, d, etc.). --H. Sweet.
No guarantee of accuracy or completeness!
©TU Chemnitz, 2006-2019
Your feedback:
Ad partners

Sprachreise mit Sprachdirekt