Textual thesaurus for "stoppage"

(noun) stop

the act of stopping something

the third baseman made some remarkable stops; his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood

(noun) block, blockage, closure, stop, occlusion

an obstruction in a pipe or tube

we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe

(noun) arrest, stop, check, halt, hitch, stay

the state of inactivity following an interruption

the negotiations were in arrest; held them in check; during the halt he got some lunch; the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow; he spent the entire stop in his seat