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Anglo-Norman (cognate with Old French estoper), from a late Latin derivative of Latin stuppa ‘oakum’.


IPA: /ɪ'stɒp/


  1. To impede or bar by estoppel.
  2. To stop up, to plug

Extensive Definition

Estop can refer to: ESTOP refers to the Eastern Society of Teachers of Oral Pathology, a group that meets annually to share interesting teaching cases for use in dental education in North America.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

anticipate, avert, bar, debar, deflect, deter, discourage, dishearten, exclude, fend, fend off, forbid, foreclose, forestall, help, keep from, keep off, obviate, preclude, prevent, prohibit, repel, rule out, save, stave off, turn aside, ward off
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