• a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
  • the event of something ending;
  • the act of stopping something;
    • "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"
  • a brief stay in the course of a journey;
  • the state of inactivity following an interruption;
  • a spot where something halts or pauses;
  • a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it;
  • a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations;
  • (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes;
    • "the organist pulled out all the stops"
  • a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens;
  • a restraint that checks the motion of something;
  • an obstruction in a pipe or tube;
  • come to a halt, stop moving;
  • put an end to a state or an activity;
  • stop from happening or developing;
  • interrupt a trip;
  • cause to stop;
  • prevent completion;
  • hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of;
  • seize on its way;
  • have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical;
  • render unsuitable for passage;
  • stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments;

Scrabble Score: 7

stops is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

stops is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

stops is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 8

stops is a valid Words With Friends word