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Full stop

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. period, point, full stop, stop, full point(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"


  1. full stop(Noun)

    The punctuation mark u201Cu201D (indicating the end of a sentence or marking an abbreviation).

  2. full stop(Interjection)

    Used to emphasize the end of an important statement or point when speaking.


  1. Full stop

    A full stop or period is the punctuation mark placed to indicate the end of sentences. In the context of web addresses and computing in general, it is typically called a dot. Some experts call it a baseline dot, because it is a dot on the baseline, as distinct from an interpunct. In conversation, as opposed to linguistics, the term is often used to mean "the end of the matter".

Editors Contribution

  1. Full stop

    A punctuation mark used at the end of a sentence.

    Submitted by anonymous on May 5, 2020  

How to pronounce Full stop?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Full stop in sign language?

  1. fullstop


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Full stop in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Full stop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Full stop in a Sentence

  1. David Davis:

    It should probably try to bring about a purchase of it by somebody else in a Western country, the government should be seeking every mechanism available to them to prevent this removal of our technology - full stop.

  2. Rick Santorum:

    My job as a human being is to treat everybody with dignity or respect — period, stop, full stop, no qualification to that, do I have to agree with their positions on issues or how they see America? Of course not.

  3. RJ Intindola:

    I’ve created a new morality. Not one based on societal values and mores but instead on my own conscience. We should not let others determine our moral values nor accept their ridicule. Full stop.

  4. Iain Duncan Smith:

    I am always flexible on the date, providing the intent and commitment to eradicate the involvement of high risk vendors from our system, across the board, full stop.

  5. Chaim Even-Zohar:

    Producers can say a million times that it's not the same thing. That may have been so before, but it's not true any more. It's a diamond, full stop.

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