What does stop dead mean?

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stop dead

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. freeze, stop deadverb

    stop moving or become immobilized

    "When he saw the police car he froze"

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  1. stop deadverb

    To stop suddenly.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stop dead in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stop dead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of stop dead in a Sentence

  1. Richard Pryor:

    I realized this is what God has dealt me, and I should be thankful considering all that's happened to me in my life, but MS caused the movies to stop - stop dead - and I miss it.

  2. Bill Clinton:

    I know there has been a lot of discussion in the past week or so about trade. And I would like to take the opportunity tonight to set the record straight, to every worker in Ohio, every worker across America, let me say this: If I am fortunate enough to be your president I will stand with you, I will have your back and I will stop dead in its tracks any trade deal that hurts America and American workers.

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    • A. tacky
    • B. proprietary
    • C. occlusive
    • D. foreordained

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