stop

stop
I 1. [stɒp]
nome
1) (halt, pause) arresto m., interruzione f., pausa f.; (short stay) breve pausa f., fermata f.; aer. mar. scalo m.

the train makes three stops — il treno fa tre fermate

our next stop will be (in) Paris — (on tour, trip) la nostra prossima fermata o tappa sarà Parigi

next stop Dover — prossima fermata Dover

to bring sth. to a stop — arrestare o fermare qcs.

to come to a stop — [vehicle, work] arrestarsi, fermarsi

to put a stop to — mettere fine a, porre termine a

2) (stopping place) (for bus) fermata f.; (for train, tube) stazione f.
3) (punctuation mark) (in telegram) stop m.; (in dictation) punto m.
4) (on organ) (pipes) registro m.; (knob) tasto m. di registro
2.
modificatore [button, lever, signal] d'arresto
••

to pull out all the stops — fare l'impossibile (to do per fare)

II 1. [stɒp]
verbo transitivo (forma in -ing ecc. -pp-)
1) (cease) [person] arrestare, cessare, smettere, interrompere [work, activity]

stop that noise — smetti di fare quel rumore

stop it! — fermati! (that's enough) basta! smettila!

to stop doing — smettere di fare

to stop smoking — smettere di fumare

2) (bring to a halt) (completely) [person, mechanism] fermare [person, vehicle, process, match]; [strike, power cut] fermare, arrestare, bloccare [activity, production]; (temporarily) [person, rain] interrompere, sospendere [process, match]; [strike, power cut] interrompere, bloccare [activity, production]

rain stopped play — il gioco è stato interrotto a causa della pioggia

to stop a bullet — colloq. essere colpito da una pallottola

3) (prevent) impedire [war, publication]; ostacolare, trattenere [person]

what's stopping you? — che cos'è che ti blocca?

to stop sb. (from) doing — impedire a qcn. di fare

4) (refuse to provide) (definitively) abolire [allowance]; bloccare [payments, deliveries, subscription]; tagliare [gas, water]; (suspend) sospendere, bloccare [grant, payment]

to stop a cheque — fermare o bloccare un assegno

to stop Ј 50 out of sb.'s pay — BE trattenere 50 sterline dallo stipendio di qcn

5) (plug) chiudere, otturare [gap, hole]; chiudere, tappare [bottle]; chiudere, tamponare [leak]
2.
verbo intransitivo (forma in -ing ecc. -pp-)
1) (halt) [person, vehicle, heart] fermarsi
2) (cease) [person, discussion, bleeding] fermarsi, smettere, cessare; [pain, worry, battle] finire, cessare; [noise, rain] smettere

without stopping — senza fermarsi

to stop to do — fermarsi per fare

you didn't stop to think — non ti sei fermato a pensare

3) BE colloq. (stay) fermarsi, rimanere

to stop for dinner — fermarsi a cena

3.
verbo riflessivo (forma in -ing ecc. -pp-)

to stop oneself — (restrain oneself) trattenersi

I nearly fell but I stopped myself — stavo per cadere ma mi sono fermato in tempo

* * *
[stop] 1. 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.) fermare, fermarsi
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.) fermare, fermarsi, impedire
3) (to discontinue or cease eg doing something: That woman just can't stop talking; The rain has stopped; It has stopped raining.) fermarsi, smettere
4) (to block or close: He stopped his ears with his hands when she started to shout at him.) tappare, chiudere
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.) premere; chiudere
6) (to stay: Will you be stopping long at the hotel?) fermarsi, restare
2. 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.) fermata, interruzione
2) (a place for eg a bus to stop: a bus stop.) fermata
3) (in punctuation, a full stop: Put a stop at the end of the sentence.) punto
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.) registro, chiave
5) (a device, eg a wedge etc, for stopping the movement of something, or for keeping it in a fixed position: a door-stop.) stop, fermo
- stopper
- stopping
- stopcock
- stopgap
- stopwatch
- put a stop to
- stop at nothing
- stop dead
- stop off
- stop over
- stop up
* * *
I 1. [stɒp]
nome
1) (halt, pause) arresto m., interruzione f., pausa f.; (short stay) breve pausa f., fermata f.; aer. mar. scalo m.

the train makes three stops — il treno fa tre fermate

our next stop will be (in) Paris — (on tour, trip) la nostra prossima fermata o tappa sarà Parigi

next stop Dover — prossima fermata Dover

to bring sth. to a stop — arrestare o fermare qcs.

to come to a stop — [vehicle, work] arrestarsi, fermarsi

to put a stop to — mettere fine a, porre termine a

2) (stopping place) (for bus) fermata f.; (for train, tube) stazione f.
3) (punctuation mark) (in telegram) stop m.; (in dictation) punto m.
4) (on organ) (pipes) registro m.; (knob) tasto m. di registro
2.
modificatore [button, lever, signal] d'arresto
••

to pull out all the stops — fare l'impossibile (to do per fare)

II 1. [stɒp]
verbo transitivo (forma in -ing ecc. -pp-)
1) (cease) [person] arrestare, cessare, smettere, interrompere [work, activity]

stop that noise — smetti di fare quel rumore

stop it! — fermati! (that's enough) basta! smettila!

to stop doing — smettere di fare

to stop smoking — smettere di fumare

2) (bring to a halt) (completely) [person, mechanism] fermare [person, vehicle, process, match]; [strike, power cut] fermare, arrestare, bloccare [activity, production]; (temporarily) [person, rain] interrompere, sospendere [process, match]; [strike, power cut] interrompere, bloccare [activity, production]

rain stopped play — il gioco è stato interrotto a causa della pioggia

to stop a bullet — colloq. essere colpito da una pallottola

3) (prevent) impedire [war, publication]; ostacolare, trattenere [person]

what's stopping you? — che cos'è che ti blocca?

to stop sb. (from) doing — impedire a qcn. di fare

4) (refuse to provide) (definitively) abolire [allowance]; bloccare [payments, deliveries, subscription]; tagliare [gas, water]; (suspend) sospendere, bloccare [grant, payment]

to stop a cheque — fermare o bloccare un assegno

to stop Ј 50 out of sb.'s pay — BE trattenere 50 sterline dallo stipendio di qcn

5) (plug) chiudere, otturare [gap, hole]; chiudere, tappare [bottle]; chiudere, tamponare [leak]
2.
verbo intransitivo (forma in -ing ecc. -pp-)
1) (halt) [person, vehicle, heart] fermarsi
2) (cease) [person, discussion, bleeding] fermarsi, smettere, cessare; [pain, worry, battle] finire, cessare; [noise, rain] smettere

without stopping — senza fermarsi

to stop to do — fermarsi per fare

you didn't stop to think — non ti sei fermato a pensare

3) BE colloq. (stay) fermarsi, rimanere

to stop for dinner — fermarsi a cena

3.
verbo riflessivo (forma in -ing ecc. -pp-)

to stop oneself — (restrain oneself) trattenersi

I nearly fell but I stopped myself — stavo per cadere ma mi sono fermato in tempo


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