Bring to a standstill - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Bring to a standstill.

6 letter answer(s) to bring to a standstill

ARREST
  1. the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
  2. the state of inactivity following an interruption;
  3. take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
  4. attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter"
  5. cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses"

4 letter answer(s) to bring to a standstill

STEM
  1. a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it
  2. remove the stem from; "for automatic natural language processing, the words must be stemmed"
  3. front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
  4. stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide"
  5. cylinder forming a long narrow part of something
  6. grow out of, have roots in, originate in; "The increase in the national debt stems from the last war"
  7. the tube of a tobacco pipe
  8. cause to point inward; "stem your skis"
  9. (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
  10. a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ

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