Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In playing musical instruments, noting the effect produced by stopping in any of the senses described under stop, transitive verb, 10.
  • In an organ, having the upper end plugged: said of a pipe: opposed to open.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Phonetics) Made by complete closure of the mouth organs; shut; -- said of certain consonants (p, b, t, d, etc.).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of stop.
  • adjective of a vehicle Not moving, but not properly parked or berthed; said also of the occupants of such a vehicle.
  • adjective more generally In the state resulting from having stopped.
  • adjective Having a stop; being closed at one end.
  • adjective of a plant In a well-pruned state.
  • adjective phonetics Made by complete closure of the organs in the mouth; said of certain consonants such as b, d, p, and t.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of a nose) blocked

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From stop +‎ -ed. In some senses, the adjective follows from the verb; in others, it may derive directly from the noun stop.

Examples

  • Months ago I stopped  acting like I thought you innocent and you stopped thinking up places for  me to go and investigate ridiculous allegations and "evidence."

    TEDBUNDY

  • After which her label stopped sending her to radio interviews.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • My first instinct was to throw my arms around his waist in thanksgiving, but something in his expression stopped me.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • My first instinct was to throw my arms around his waist in thanksgiving, but something in his expression stopped me.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • My first instinct was to throw my arms around his waist in thanksgiving, but something in his expression stopped me.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • I screamed again, flitting back and forth along the fence in search of a way in, but before his name stopped echoing down the street, the leech mutated from pink to red, a rapid discoloration that reminded me of how the lure in the administration window had changed.

    Bleeding Violet

  • I screamed again, flitting back and forth along the fence in search of a way in, but before his name stopped echoing down the street, the leech mutated from pink to red, a rapid discoloration that reminded me of how the lure in the administration window had changed.

    Bleeding Violet

  • They have a stopper, or what I call a stopped, which is a red, yellow and green top.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • They have a stopper, or what I call a stopped, which is a red, yellow and green top.

    Green Field- Long Beach

  • “What—” She started to ask him what difference it would make, but something in his expression stopped her.

    The Girls He Adored

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