Stoped vs. Stopped: What's the Difference?
"Stoped" is incorrect; the right spelling is "stopped," meaning ceased movement or activity.
Which is correct: Stoped or Stopped
How to spell Stopped?
Stoped is Incorrect
Stopped is Correct
Remember to double the ‘p’ when adding ‘ed’ to “stop.”
Pronouncing “stopped” reinforces the correct spelling.
Link the word “stop” with “opped” to visualize “stopped.”
Repeatedly write “stopped” to reinforce the correct spelling in memory.
Remembering that the root word is “stop” helps recall the correct form “stopped.”
Stoped and Stopped Definitions
Stoped is an incorrect spelling of Stopped.
Ceased to move or act.
He stopped at the red light.
Halted the occurrence or progress of something.
The rain stopped after a few hours.
Prevented from happening or from continuing.
The intervention stopped the conflict from escalating.
Blocked or obstructed.
The drain was stopped with debris.
To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up
The tea leaves stopped the drain.
To constrict (an opening or orifice)
My nose is stopped up.
To obstruct or block passage on (a road, for example).
To prevent the flow or passage of
Stop supplies from getting through.
To halt the motion or progress of
Stopped me and asked directions.
To block or deflect (a blow, for example); parry or ward off.
To be or get in the way of (a bullet or other missile); be killed or wounded by.
To cause to desist or to change a course of action
The rain stopped us from continuing the argument.
To prevent or restrain
An invitation to dinner stopped him from going to the movies.
To discontinue or cease
He stopped his complaining.
To defeat (an opponent or opposing team).
To defeat in boxing by a knockout or technical knockout.
To order a bank to withhold payment of
Stopped the check.
To press down (a string on a stringed instrument) on the fingerboard to produce a desired pitch.
To close (a hole on a wind instrument) with the finger in sounding a desired pitch.
To cease moving, progressing, acting, or operating; come to a halt
The clock stopped in the night.
To put an end to what one is doing; cease
Had to stop at an exciting place in the book.
To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off
Stop by at a friend's house.
Stop in at the office.
Stop off at the gas station.
The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped
Can't you put a stop to all this ruckus? Production is at a stop.
A halt or stay, as on a trip
We made a stop in Austin.
A place at which someone or something stops
A regular stop on my delivery route.
A bus stop.
A device or means that obstructs, blocks, or plugs up.
An order given to a bank to withhold payment on a check.
A stop order.
A part in a mechanism that stops or regulates movement.
The effective aperture of a lens, controlled by a diaphragm.
A mark of punctuation, especially a period.
The act of stopping a string or hole on an instrument.
A fret on a stringed instrument.
A hole on a wind instrument.
A device such as a key for closing the hole on a wind instrument.
A tuned set of pipes, as in an organ.
A knob, key, or pull that regulates such a set of pipes.
(Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily
A sail stop.
(Linguistics) One of a set of speech sounds that is a plosive or a nasal.
The depression between the muzzle and top of the skull of an animal, especially a dog.
(Sports) A save made by a goalie.
(Games) A stopper.
(Architecture) A projecting stone, often carved, at the end of a molding.
A control mechanism on an audio or video player that causes a recording to stop playing.
Of, relating to, or being of use at the end of an operation or activity
A stop code.
Simple past tense and past participle of stop
(of a vehicle) Not moving, but not properly parked or berthed; said also of the occupants of such a vehicle.
We were stopped for more than three hours!
They passed a stopped car on the side of the road, but realized there was nothing they could do to help.
(more generally) In the state resulting from having stopped.
A stopped clock is right twice a day.
(of a pipe) Having a stop; being closed at one end.
(of a plant) In a well-pruned state.
(phonetics) Made by complete closure of the organs in the mouth; said of certain consonants such as b, d, p, and t.
Made by complete closure of the mouth organs; shut; - said of certain consonants (p, b, t, d, etc.).
Used of string or hole or pipe of instruments
(of a nose) blocked;
A stopped (or stopped-up) nose
Ended an action or activity.
She stopped running to catch her breath.
What is the root word of Stopped?
The root word is "stop."
Why is it called Stopped?
It is called "stopped" as it is the past tense and past participle of the verb "stop," meaning to cease movement or activity.
Which preposition is used with Stopped?
"By" is commonly used with "stopped."
What is the plural form of Stopped?
Stopped does not have a plural form as it is not a noun.
What is the pronunciation of Stopped?
Which vowel is used before Stopped?
The vowel used before "stopped" depends on the context; it can vary.
What is the verb form of Stopped?
The base verb form is "stop."
What is the singular form of Stopped?
The singular form is "stopped."
Is Stopped a vowel or consonant?
"Stopped" is a word, consisting of both vowels and consonants.
Which article is used with Stopped?
"The" is commonly used with "stopped."
Is Stopped an adverb?
No, "stopped" is not an adverb.
What is a stressed syllable in Stopped?
"Stopped" has only one syllable and it is stressed.
Which conjunction is used with Stopped?
Any conjunction can be used with "stopped," depending on the sentence structure.
What part of speech is Stopped?
Verb (past tense and past participle).
What is another term for Stopped?
What is the opposite of Stopped?
Is Stopped a noun or adjective?
"Stopped" is a verb (past tense and past participle of "stop").
Is Stopped an abstract noun?
No, "stopped" is not an abstract noun.
Is Stopped a negative or positive word?
It is neutral, context determines its connotation.
Is the Stopped term a metaphor?
It can be used metaphorically, depending on context.
How many syllables are in Stopped?
How do we divide Stopped into syllables?
What is the first form of Stopped?
What is the second form of Stopped?
What is the third form of Stopped?
How is Stopped used in a sentence?
"She stopped reading when she heard a noise outside."
Is Stopped a countable noun?
No, "stopped" is not a noun.
Is Stopped a collective noun?
No, "stopped" is not a collective noun.
Is the word Stopped imperative?
No, "stopped" is not imperative.
Which determiner is used with Stopped?
The determiner "the" is commonly used with "stopped."
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