full+stop

  • 1 full stop — 1. The principal use of the full stop (also called point, full point, and period) is to mark the end of a sentence that is a statement (as in this sentence). This applies to sentences when they are not complete statements or contain ellipsis (see …

    Modern English usage

  • 2 full stop — full stop1 n BrE a point (.) that marks the end of a sentence or the short form of a word American Equivalent: period ▪ Put a full stop at the end of the sentence. full stop 2 full stop2 interjection BrE informal used at the end of a sentence to… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 full stop — noun count BRITISH a PERIOD used in writing come to a full stop 1. ) if a vehicle comes to a full stop, it slows until it is completely still 2. ) to end, especially suddenly or unexpectedly …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 full stop — full stops N COUNT A full stop is the punctuation mark . which you use at the end of a sentence when it is not a question or exclamation. [BRIT] (in AM, use period) …

    English dictionary

  • 5 full stop — index check (bar) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 full stop — full′ stop′ n. period 6), period 7) • Etymology: 1655–65 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 7 full stop — ► NOUN ▪ a punctuation mark (.) used at the end of a sentence or an abbreviation …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 full stop — n. a period (punctuation mark) …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Full stop — For other uses, see Full stop (disambiguation). . Full stop Punctuation apostroph …

    Wikipedia

  • 10 full stop — noun a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations in England they call a period a stop • Syn: ↑period, ↑point, ↑stop, ↑full point • Derivationally related forms: ↑point ( …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 full stop — 1 noun 1 (C) BrE a point (.) that marks the end of a sentence or the shortened form of a word; period 1 (5) AmE 2 AmE (singular) the state of being completely stopped, usually in a car: The car can accelerate from a full stop to 60 mph in five… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 full stop — I UK / US noun [countable] Word forms full stop : singular full stop plural full stops British * the mark . used in writing at the end of sentences and abbreviations. The American word is period. • come to a full stop II UK / US adverb British… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 full stop — 1. noun /fʊl stɒp/ The punctuation mark “” (indicating the end of a sentence or marking an abbreviation). Syn: period, dot, point 2. interjection /fʊl stɒp/ Used to emphasize the end of an …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 full stop — Точка (Period, Full stop)     Одиночный разделительный знак препинания [точка, запятая, двоеточие, тире, многоточие и т.д.], отмечающий конец предложения и тем самым служащий для членения текста [любая последовательность символов]. Впервые… …

    Шрифтовая терминология

  • 15 full stop — /fʊl ˈstɒp/ (say fool stop) noun the point or character (.) used to mark the end of a complete declarative sentence, indicate an abbreviation, etc.; a period. Also, full point …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 full stop — Synonyms and related words: arrest, bell, cessation, check, checkmate, cutoff, dead set, dead stand, dead stop, deadlock, dying down, ebb, ebbing, end, endgame, ending, final whistle, grinding halt, gun, halt, lock, lockout, sit down strike,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 full stop — A complete stop by a vehicle a stop to the extent that no wheel turns. 7 Am J2d Auto § 228 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 18 full stop — noun Date: 1596 chiefly British period 5a …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 full stop — period (defs. 10, 11). [1590 1600] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 20 full-stop — adjective noun …

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