Synonyms for stoppage

Grammar : Noun
Spell : stop-ij
Phonetic Transcription : ˈstɒp ɪdʒ

Top 10 synonyms for stoppage Other synonyms for the word stoppage

Définition of stoppage

Origin :
  • mid-15c., from stop + -age.
  • noun halt, curtailment
Example sentences :
  • I had seen the flying-belt thrown from the machine and the stoppage of the engine.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Cornell, it is stated, injured his machine to furnish an excuse for the stoppage of the work.
  • Extract from : « Heroes of the Telegraph » by J. Munro
  • They had their aim disarranged by the sudden jolt and stoppage of the car.
  • Extract from : « Louisiana Lou » by William West Winter
  • He must have noticed the stoppage, but he came straight on until he joined the group.
  • Extract from : « A Waif of the Mountains » by Edward S. Ellis
  • How sublime was the stoppage of a mail as the index of rebellion.
  • Extract from : « Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 3, August, 1850. » by Various
  • Try as they might, they could find no cause for the stoppage.
  • Extract from : « Quiet Talks on Power » by S.D. Gordon
  • The choking of a plane is the stoppage of the throat by shavings.
  • Extract from : « Handwork in Wood » by William Noyes
  • I had my own particular reason to rejoice coincident with the stoppage of the grass.
  • Extract from : « Greener Than You Think » by Ward Moore
  • That the stoppage is not a fact, because nature abhors a vacuum?
  • Extract from : « A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) » by Augustus de Morgan
  • After a stoppage of an hour and a half, the "Ellis" started down the river.
  • Extract from : « The Naval History of the United States » by Willis J. Abbot.

Antonyms for stoppage

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