stop over


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Verb1.stop over - interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight; "We had to stop over in Venezuela on our flight back from Brazil"
stop over, stop - interrupt a trip; "we stopped at Aunt Mary's house"; "they stopped for three days in Florence"
2.stop over - interrupt a trip; "we stopped at Aunt Mary's house"; "they stopped for three days in Florence"
cut off, disrupt, interrupt, break up - make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"
call - make a stop in a harbour; "The ship will call in Honolulu tomorrow"
lay over, stop over - interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight; "We had to stop over in Venezuela on our flight back from Brazil"
Translations
يتَوَقَّف أو يَنْزِلُ ليلَةً أو أكثَر
zastavit se
overnatte
egy éjszakát töltútját megszakítja
koma viî, hafa viîkomu
mola vermek

w>stop over

vikurz haltmachen; (on travels) → Zwischenstation machen (→ in in +dat); (Aviat) → zwischenlanden

stop

(stop) past tense, past participle stopped verb
1. to (make something) cease moving, or come to rest, a halt etc. He stopped the car and got out; This train does not stop at Birmingham; He stopped to look at the map; He signalled with his hand to stop the bus.
2. to prevent from doing something. We must stop him (from) going; I was going to say something rude but stopped myself just in time.
3. to discontinue or cease eg doing something. That woman just can't stop talking; The rain has stopped; It has stopped raining.
4. to block or close. He stopped his ears with his hands when she started to shout at him.
5. to close (a hole, eg on a flute) or press down (a string on a violin etc) in order to play a particular note.
6. to stay. Will you be stopping long at the hotel?
noun
1. an act of stopping or state of being stopped. We made only two stops on our journey; Work came to a stop for the day.
2. a place for eg a bus to stop. a bus stop.
3. in punctuation, a full stop. Put a stop at the end of the sentence.
4. a device on a flute etc for covering the holes in order to vary the pitch, or knobs for bringing certain pipes into use on an organ.
5. a device, eg a wedge etc, for stopping the movement of something, or for keeping it in a fixed position. a door-stop.
ˈstoppage (-pidʒ) noun
(an) act of stopping or state or process of being stopped. The building was at last completed after many delays and stoppages.
ˈstopper noun
an object, eg a cork, that is put into the neck of a bottle, jar, hole etc to close it.
ˈstopping noun
a filling in a tooth. One of my stoppings has come out.
ˈstopcock noun
a tap and valve for controlling flow of liquid through a pipe.
ˈstopgap noun
a person or thing that fills a gap in an emergency. He was made headmaster as a stopgap till a new man could be appointed; (also adjective) stopgap arrangements.
ˈstopwatch noun
a watch with a hand that can be stopped and started, used in timing a race etc.
put a stop to
to prevent from continuing. We must put a stop to this waste.
stop at nothing
to be willing to do anything, however dishonest etc, in order to get something. He'll stop at nothing to get what he wants.
stop dead
to stop completely. I stopped dead when I saw him.
stop off
to make a halt on a journey etc. We stopped off at Edinburgh to see the castle.
stop over to make a stay of a night or more: We're planning to stop over in Amsterdam ( noun ˈstop-over)
stop up
to block. Some rubbish got into the drain and stopped it up.
References in periodicals archive ?
The highlight was my stop over in Fiji - sitting on a balcony watching the waves break over the reef was beautiful.
About 40-50 people lift the replica on their shoulders with few stop overs before approaching to Imambargah Sher Shah Wala at 4 am (10th Moharram) amid tight security arrangements.
The Tour has been revised at the request of sailors seeking new challenges and will see the fleet cross the Arabian Gulf twice with stop overs in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Khasab, Sohar and Muscat over the course of two weeks.