Smart Words of the English Language

These english synonyms and antonyms for all kind of action, performing and planning related words has been arranged by categories. For each word (, ...) you will find about 10 to 40 synonyms. Antonyms are included in the sense, that the words consists mostly of pairs which have the opposite meaning.

Synonyms for Start

start activate begin bring forward commence
embark on enter upon get underway inaugurate initiate
introduce kick off launch open originate
set about set into motion start operation to boldly go

Synonyms for Stop

stop abandon abolish abrogate annul
avert bar block break up cancel
cease close conclude countermand cut off
dam desist discontinue disrupt eliminate
end expire finalize finish foreclose
forestall give up halt hamper hinder
impede interfere interrupt obstruct obviate
pause preclude prevent quit quash
settle shut down suspend terminate