Antonyms for non-stop

Grammar : Adj
Spell : adjective, adverb non-stop; noun non-stop
Phonetic Transcription : adjective, adverb ˈnɒnˈstɒp; noun ˈnɒnˌstɒp

Definition of non-stop

Origin :
  • also nonstop, 1903, from non- + stop (v.); originally of railway trains. As an adverb from 1920.
  • As in incessant : adj never-ending, persistent
  • As in never-ending : adj continual, unceasing
  • As in nonstop : adj continuous, direct
  • As in relentless : adj continuous, neverending
  • As in steady : adj continuing
  • As in straight : adj aligned; not curved
  • As in through : adj direct
  • As in unceasing : adj incessant
  • As in uninterrupted : adj continuing; unbroken
  • As in ceaseless : adj never-ending
  • As in around-the-clock : adj continual
  • As in round-the-clock : adj continual
  • As in steady-going : adj steady
  • As in unremitting : adj continual
  • As in constant : adj fixed
  • As in constant : adj neverending
  • As in direct : adj undeviating; uninterrupted
  • As in express : adj direct, speedy
Example sentences :
  • You're the man who did the non-stop flight for the Western Aeroplane Company?
  • Extract from : « Jack O' Judgment » by Edgar Wallace
  • If you are out for a record on an automobile you do it as a "non-stop" run.
  • Extract from : « The Automobilist Abroad » by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
  • It was to be a non-stop trip, mostly to familiarize Rick with the terrain.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Skull » by John Blaine
  • "It's a non-stop train; we are alone until we arrive at King's Cross," said Hector.
  • Extract from : « Fast as the Wind » by Nat Gould
  • I have since been told that they of Birmingham are very proud of their non-stop train service by both routes.
  • Extract from : « Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 146., January 14, 1914 » by Various
  • He had not even thought to look at the non-stop labels on the train at Charing Cross.
  • Extract from : « The House by the River » by A. P. Herbert
  • Not havin' looked up the past performances60 in non-stop howlin' I couldn't say whether he'd hung up a new record or not.
  • Extract from : « Torchy As A Pa » by Sewell Ford
  • This intrepid Italian airman made a non-stop journey from Turin to Naples and back, a distance of 920 miles.
  • Extract from : « The Mastery of the Air » by William J. Claxton
  • For non-stop flights of over one thousand miles the same considerations make the airship always more economical than the aroplane.
  • Extract from : « Flying the Atlantic in Sixteen Hours » by Arthur Whitten Brown
  • That is what I mean to do, and with slight variations the ruse can be applied to almost any non-stop run.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, July 28th, 1920 » by Various

Synonyms for non-stop

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