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es·top

 (ĕ-stŏp′)
tr.v. es·topped, es·top·ping, es·tops
1. Law To impede or prohibit by estoppel.
2. Archaic To stop up.

[Middle English estoppen, from Anglo-Norman estopper, from Vulgar Latin *stuppāre, to stop up; see stop.]

es·top′page (ĕ-stŏp′ĭj) n.

estop

(ɪˈstɒp)
vb (tr) , -tops, -topping or -topped
1. (Law) law to preclude by estoppel
2. archaic to stop
[C15: from Old French estoper to plug, ultimately from Latin stuppa tow; see stop]
esˈtoppage n

es•top

(ɛˈstɒp)

v.t. -topped, -top•ping.
1. to hinder or prevent by estoppel.
2. Archaic. to stop or stop up.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French estopper, Old French estoper to stop up, derivative of estoupe < Latin stuppa tow; see stop]

estop


Past participle: estopped
Gerund: estopping

Imperative
estop
estop
Present
I estop
you estop
he/she/it estops
we estop
you estop
they estop
Preterite
I estopped
you estopped
he/she/it estopped
we estopped
you estopped
they estopped
Present Continuous
I am estopping
you are estopping
he/she/it is estopping
we are estopping
you are estopping
they are estopping
Present Perfect
I have estopped
you have estopped
he/she/it has estopped
we have estopped
you have estopped
they have estopped
Past Continuous
I was estopping
you were estopping
he/she/it was estopping
we were estopping
you were estopping
they were estopping
Past Perfect
I had estopped
you had estopped
he/she/it had estopped
we had estopped
you had estopped
they had estopped
Future
I will estop
you will estop
he/she/it will estop
we will estop
you will estop
they will estop
Future Perfect
I will have estopped
you will have estopped
he/she/it will have estopped
we will have estopped
you will have estopped
they will have estopped
Future Continuous
I will be estopping
you will be estopping
he/she/it will be estopping
we will be estopping
you will be estopping
they will be estopping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been estopping
you have been estopping
he/she/it has been estopping
we have been estopping
you have been estopping
they have been estopping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been estopping
you will have been estopping
he/she/it will have been estopping
we will have been estopping
you will have been estopping
they will have been estopping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been estopping
you had been estopping
he/she/it had been estopping
we had been estopping
you had been estopping
they had been estopping
Conditional
I would estop
you would estop
he/she/it would estop
we would estop
you would estop
they would estop
Past Conditional
I would have estopped
you would have estopped
he/she/it would have estopped
we would have estopped
you would have estopped
they would have estopped
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References in periodicals archive ?
Estopping the state from pursuing criminal charges against defendant, or anyone accused similarly, based on the resolve of a non-criminal traffic citation would compromise public safety and undeniably be an inequity to the community, Justice Gilbert V.
Due process prohibits estopping them despite one or more existing adjudications of the identical issue which stand squarely against their position.
The Contractor may seek an injunction from the Court, on an urgent basis, which would have the effect of estopping the bank from making any payment on foot of the Bond until completion of a full hearing on the merits of the dispute between the parties, assuming that such proceedings have been, or are imminently to be filed by the Contractor against the Employer.