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stop

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noun
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verb
1 verb prevent TRANSITIVEstop verb  c m ustop a chur le VPstad verb  c m ubac a chur ar VPcosc a chur ar VPcoisc verb  c m utoirmisc verb  c m uhe didn't try to stop her níor thriail sé í a stopadh, níor thriail sé bac a chur uirthiit's a way to stop people stealing money is bealach é chun bac a chur ar dhaoine airgead a ghoid there's nothing to stop you níl a bhac ort, níl aon bhac ort, níl dada do do stopadhI couldn't stop myself ní raibh neart agam airhe managed to stop himself from laughing d'éirigh leis an gáire a choinneáil faoi choisthey didn't stop the attack níor stop siad an t-ionsaíthis should stop the infection ba cheart go stopfadh sé seo an t-ionfhabhtú, ba cheart go gcoiscfeadh sé seo an t-ionfhabhtúthey stopped the trouble from spreading níor lig siad don trioblóid leathnú 2 verb cease doing sth
INTRANSITIVEstop verb  c m ustad verb  c m uéirigh as PhrV  c m uif I don't stop now I never will mura stopfaidh mé anois ní stopfaidh mé go deo, mura stadfaidh mé anois ní stadfaidh mé choíche he ran without stopping for 3 miles rith sé 3 mhíle gan stad
TRANSITIVEstop de PhrV  c m ustad de PhrV  c m uéirigh as PhrV  c m ucaith in aershe stopped work last week stop sí den obair an tseachtain seo caite, stad sí ag obair an tseachtain seo a chuaigh thart, chaith sí an obair in aer an tseachtain seo caite stop it! (also stop that!) stop!, stad!, stad de!, éirigh as!, leag as!, cuir uait!she stopped what she was doing d'éirigh sí as an rud a bhí sí a dhéanamhstop your joking! lig de do chuid magaidh!he wouldn't stop talking about it ní stopfadh sé ag caint faoi, ní raibh druidim ar a bhéal faoi
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3 verb cause sb to cease doing sth TRANSITIVEstop verb  c m ustad verb  c m ubac a chur le VPstop a chur le VPstad a chur le VPhe stopped her before she was finished stop sé í sula raibh sí críochnaithe, tháinig sé roimpi sula raibh sí críochnaitheshe stopped him talking chuir sí bac air labhairt, chuir sí stop lena chuid cainte 4 verb cease happening
INTRANSITIVEstop verb  c m ustad verb  c m uthe rain stopped stop an bháisteach, stad an fhearthainn this has got to stop (also this has to stop) caithfear stop a chur leis seo, caithfear stad a chur leis seo, caithfear deireadh a chur leis seo
TRANSITIVEthe service has stopped running tá deireadh curtha leis an tseirbhís
5 verb cause sth to cease happening TRANSITIVEdeireadh a chur lestop a chur lestad a chur lerain stopped play chuir an bháisteach deireadh leis an imirt 6 verb cease moving
INTRANSITIVEstop verb  c m ustad verb  c m uthe car stopped stop an carr, stad an carr, sheas an carrhis heart stopped stad a chroí, thug a chroí uaidh without stopping gan stopadh
TRANSITIVEstop verb  c m ustad verb  c m uhe stopped the traffic stop sé an trácht
7 verb TRANSP of bus, train etc INTRANSITIVEstop verb  c m ustad verb  c m utrains don't stop here ní stopann traenacha anseo 8 verb informal stay, spend time
INTRANSITIVEfan verb  c m ustop verb  c m uhe's stopping for dinner tá sé ag fanacht don dinnéarthey stopped for a few hours in Edinburgh stop siad i nDún Éideann ar feadh cúpla uair an chloigwe stopped for the night in a hotel chaitheamar an oíche in óstán, fuaireamar leaba na hoíche in óstán
TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m uthey stopped the evening here chaith siad an tráthnóna anseo, d'fhan siad anseo ar feadh an tráthnóna
9 verb FIN prevent payment TRANSITIVEstad a chur lebac a chur aryou can stop the payments is féidir leat stad a chur leis na híocaíochtaífifty euro was stopped from his wages baineadh caoga euro as a chuid pá 10 (also stop up) verb block or cover TRANSITIVElíon verb  c m udún verb  c m udruid verb  c m uclúdaigh verb  c m uwe've stopped all the holes tá na poill ar fad líonta againn, tá na poill ar fad dúnta againnhe stopped the bottle with a cork chuir sé corc sa bhuidéal she stopped her ears chuir sí a méara ina cluasathe cracks should be stopped ba cheart na scoilteanna a líonadh 11 verb MUS hold down string TRANSITIVEto stop a string méarluí ar théadthe hand that stops the strings must be supple caithfidh an lámh a stopann na téada a bheith aclaí 12 verb MUS cover hole TRANSITIVEshe stopped the holes chlúdaigh sí na poill lena méara, chuir sí a méara ar na poill 13 verb informal be hit by TRANSITIVEhe stopped a bullet bhuail piléar é, cuireadh piléar ann
noun
14 noun halt, standstillstop masc4  c m ustad masc4  c m u it came to a stop tháinig deireadh leis, stop sé, stad sé they brought it to a stop chuir siad stop leishe declared a stop to the violence d'fhógair sé go raibh stop curtha leis an bhforéigeanthe lorry came to a stop stop an leoraí, stad an leoraí the lift jerked to a stop stop an t-ardaitheoir de léim, stad an t-ardaitheoir de phreab it skidded to a stop sciorr sé nó gur stop sé he brought the train to a stop stop sé an traein, thug sé an traein chun cónaí the plane is at a stop tá an t-eitleán ina stad 15 noun place you can stopstop masc4  c m ustad masc4  c m uthere's a stop opposite the church tá stad os comhair an tséipéil 16 noun break, reststop masc4  c m ustad masc4  c m usos masc3  c m ubriseadh masc  c m uwe'll have a 10 minute stop stopfaimid ar feadh 10 nóiméadthere was a stop for lunch bhí briseadh ann i gcomhair lóin to make a stop stop a dhéanamh, stad a dhéanamh, briseadh a thógáil 17 noun TRANSP bus, train etcstad masc4  c m ustop masc4  c m uthe office is only two stops from O'Connell Street níl an oifig ach dhá stad ó Shráid Uí Chonaill he missed his stop chuaigh sé thar a stad, chaill sé a stad the bus made a few stops rinne an bus cúpla stop, stop an bus cúpla uair, stad an bus cúpla uair 18 noun devicebac masc1  c m ustop masc4  c m u 19 noun when sth ceases to functionstop masc4  c m ustad masc4  c m u
modifierstoptha  c m ustop button cnaipe stoptha
20 noun FIN when payment is preventedhe put a stop on the credit card chuir sé bac ar an gcárta creidmheasa 21 noun MUS pipes on organsraith píob  c m u 22 noun MUS knob on organdallán masc1  c m u 23 noun LING full stoplánstad masc4  c m u 24 (also stop consonant) noun LING consonantconsan pléascach NP  c m upléascach masc1  c m u 25 noun PHOT of lensspiara masc4  c m ustop masc4  c m u
phrases

to pull out all the stops

1 make every effortdo sheacht ndícheall a dhéanamhdo mhíle dícheall a dhéanamhbheith ar theann do dhíchill 2 provide unstintinglyhe pulled out all the stops for the party níor spáráil sé dua ar bith air féin leis an gcóisir

to stop at nothing

they'll stop at nothing níl rud ar bith ann nach ndéanfaidís he will stop at nothing to help them níl rud ar bith ann nach ndéanfadh sé le cuidiú leo, níl aon rud ann nach ndéanfadh sé le cabhrú leo

stop the clock

stop an clogstad an clog

to stop dead

(also

stop short

) stopadh go tobannstad go tobann

to stop sb/sth dead

(also

stop sb/sth short

) duine/rud a stopadh go tobannwhat he saw stopped him dead bhain an rud a chonaic sé an anáil de, bhain an rud a chonaic sé an mothú as

to stop in your tracks

stopadh go tobannstad go tobann

stop sb in their tracks

1 bring sb to a standstillduine a fhágáil ina staicstaic a dhéanamh de dhuineshe was stopped in her tracks fágadh ina staic í, rinneadh staic di 2 prevent sb from continuingbac a chur ar dhuinebac a chur le duineduine a chur de dhroim seoilduine a chur dá threoirthe strike stopped the government in its tracks chuir an stailc an rialtas dá threoir, chuir an stailc an rialtas de dhroim seoil

to stop sth in its tracks

1 bring sth to standstillrud a stopadhrud a stad 2 prevent sth from continuingbac a chur ar rudbac a chur le rudrud a chur de dhroim seoilwe stopped the development in its tracks chuireamar bac ar an bhforbairt, chuireamar an fhorbairt de dhroim seoil

stop the lights!

1 stop everythingstop!stad! 2 to express surpriseababúna!ó bhó go deo!

stop and think

stop and think for a minute fan agus déan do mhachnamh ar feadh nóiméid, stop agus smaoinigh ar feadh nóiméid

stop to think

did you ever stop to think that it's a lie? ar rith sé riamh leat gur bréag atá ann?, ar smaoinigh tú riamh gur bréag atá ann?, ar chuimhnigh tú riamh gur bréag é?

to stop short

stop suddenlyshe stopped short stop sí go tobann, stad sí go tobann

to stop sb/sth short

bac a chur ar dhuine/rudduine/rud a chur de dhroim seoilduine/rud a chur dá threoirduine/rud a bhaint dá threoir

to stop short of sth

they stopped short of giving him a job is beag nár thug siad post dó

stops and starts

1 progressing then making no progressfóisíochtcorraíltuile agus tráit was a year of stops and starts bhí an bhliain thíos seal thuas sealit was raining in stops and starts bhí cith is gealán ann 2 in fits and startsthe work came in in stops and starts bhí an obair ag teacht agus ag imeacht, tháinig an obair isteach idir threallannahe walked there in stops and starts shiúil sé ansin go stadach

there's no stopping sb

there's no stopping him níl stop ar bith leis, ní stopfadh an diabhal é, níl aon teorainn leis

to stop down a lens

PHOT lionsa a dhruidim

STOP

noun TELECOMSTAD masc4  c m u → see stop

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