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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stop \Stop\, v. i. 1. To cease to go on; to halt, or stand still; to come to a stop. [1913 Webster] He bites his lip, and starts; Stops on a sudden, looks upon the ground; Then lays his finger on his temple: strait Springs out into fast gait; then stops again. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To cease from any motion, or course of action. [1913 Webster] Stop, while ye may, suspend your mad career! --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. To spend a short time; to reside temporarily; to stay; to tarry; as, to stop with a friend. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] By stopping at home till the money was gone. --R. D. Blackmore. [1913 Webster] To stop over, to stop at a station or airport beyond the time of the departure of the train or airplane on which one came, with the purpose of continuing one's journey on a subsequent train or airplane; to break one's journey. See stopover, n. [1913 Webster]