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[()·]
yamu
godan verb, intransitive verb

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yamu
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yamu

English Meaning(s) for 止む

godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to cease; to stop; to be over

Definition and Synonyms for 止む

Lay Off put an end to a state or an activity
Synonyms: おく, ひる, よす, しまう, やめる, ストップ, 中止, 停止, 取り止める, 廃す, 廃する, 打ち切り, 打ち切る, 措く, 放る, 放る, 放る, 断つ, 止す, 止む, 止める, 留める, 終える
Stop the act of stopping something
Synonyms: とどめ, やめる, ストップ, ブレーキ, 中止, 中絶, 休止, 停止, 制止, 打ち切り, 打ち切る, 止む, 止め, 止める, 留め, 留める, 阻止
Fillet fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members
Synonyms: とどめ, やめる, 止む, 止め, 止める, 留め, 留める
Finish event whose occurrence ends something
Synonyms: けり, けり, しまう, じまい, とどめ, やめる, エンド, おしまい, エンディング, フィニッシュ, 仕舞い, , 幕切れ, 最後, 最終, , , , , 末尾, 止む, 止め, 止める, 決着, 留め, 留める, , 終わり, 終わる, 終了, 終局, 終幕, 終末, 終止, 終決, 終結, 結び, 結ぶ, 結尾, 結末
End have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
Synonyms: とどまる, ストップ, 了する, 完了, 完了, 完結, 止む, 止まる, 止まる, 済む, 終わる, 終了, 終息, 終止, 終決, 終結
Result have as a result or residue
Synonyms: やめる, 止む, 止める, 残す, 留める, 遺す
Stop a restraint that checks the motion of something
Synonyms: とどめ, やめる, 止む, 止め, 止める, 留め, 留める
Coup De Grace the blow that kills (usually mercifully)
Synonyms: とどめ, やめる, 止む, 止め, 止める, 留め, 留める
Discontinuance the act of discontinuing or breaking off
Synonyms: とどめ, やめる, 中断, 中止, 中絶, 停止, 打ち切り, 打ち切る, 止む, 止め, 止める, 留め, 留める
End bring to an end or halt
Synonyms: しまう, やめる, 了する, 打ち切る, 断絶, 止む, 止める, 留める, 終える, 終了
Staunch stop the flow of a liquid
Synonyms: やめる, 止む, 止める, 留める
Check arrest the motion (of something) abruptly
Synonyms: やめる, チェック, 止む, 止める, 留める
Break prevent completion
Synonyms: よす, やめる, ストップ, 中断, 中止, 中絶, 休止, 停止, 切る, 切り上げる, 取り止める, 差し止める, 打ち切る, 断つ, 断ち切る, 止す, 止む, 止める, 留める, 裁つ, 解消
Knock Off stop pursuing or acting
Synonyms: やめる, 中止, 取り下げる, 止む, 止める, 留める
Interrupt terminate
Synonyms: やめる, 中断, 中止, 中絶, 切る, 断つ, 止む, 止める, 留める, 途切らす, 途切らせる, 遮る
Delay stop or halt
Synonyms: やめる, 止む, 止める, 留める
Arrest hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
Synonyms: やめる, 抑える, 抑止, 押さえる, 押しとどめる, せき止める, 止む, 止める, 留める, 阻む, 阻止, 食い止める
Fix cause to be firmly attached
Synonyms: つける, やめる, くっつく, くっつける, 付く, 付く, 作り付ける, 固定, 引っ付く, 引っ付ける, 据え付ける, 止む, 止める, 留める
Intercept seize on its way
Synonyms: やめる, ストップ, 止む, 止める, 留める, 立ちふさがる
Stop cause to stop
Synonyms: やめる, ストップ, 停止, 止む, 止める, 留める
Arrest cause to stop
Synonyms: やめる, 停止, 止む, 止める, 留める
Step Down give up or retire from a position
Synonyms: どく, 否む, 止む, 辞す, 辞する, 辞める, 辞任, 辞職, 退く, 退く, 退陣, 降りる
Keep stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
Synonyms: やめる, 妨げる, 封じる, 封じる, 封ずる, 封ずる, 押しとどめる, 止む, 止める, 留める, 邪魔, 防ぐ, 防止, 阻む, 阻害, 阻止
Block stop from happening or developing
Synonyms: やめる, ストップ, ブロック, ブロック, 中止, 停止, 取り止める, 差し止める, 打ち切る, 止む, 止める, 留める, 防止, 防遏, 阻止, 食い止める
Discontinuance an interruption (temporary or permanent)
Synonyms: とどめ, やめる, 中断, 中止, 中絶, 停止, 打ち切り, 打ち切る, 止む, 止め, 止める, 留め, 留める
End either spatial or metaphorical
Synonyms: とどまる, ストップ, 了する, 完了, 完了, 完結, 止む, 止まる, 止まる, 済む, 終わる, 終了, 終息, 終止, 終決, 終結
Arrest check the expansion or influence of
Synonyms: やめる, 抑える, 抑止, 押さえる, 押しとどめる, せき止める, 止む, 止める, 留める, 阻む, 阻止, 食い止める

Meanings for each kanji in 止む

stop; halt Kanji Details »

Categories 止む is a member of

Occurrence an event that happens
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Termination the act of ending something
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Constraint a device that retards something's motion
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Fastener restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
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Kill the act of terminating a life
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Human Action something that people do or cause to happen
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Modify cause to change
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End bring to an end or halt
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Check arrest the motion (of something) abruptly
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Delay slow the growth or development of
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Defend be on the defensive
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Attach cause to be attached
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Take Hold Of take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
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Give Rise cause to happen, occur or exist
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Stop cause to stop
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Leave remove oneself from an association with or participation in
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Forestall keep from happening or arising
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Lay Off put an end to a state or an activity
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 止む

Conjugations for 止む

masu stem
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yami
Negative stem
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yama
te-form
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yande
Negative te-form
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yamanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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yamu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamanai
Past Indicative Form
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yanda
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yamanakatta
Presumptive Form
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yamou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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yamimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamimasen
Past Indicative Form
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yamimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yamimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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yamimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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yamitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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yamitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yamitakunakatta
te-form
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yamitakute
Negative te-form
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yamitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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yamitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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yame
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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yaminasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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yameba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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yandara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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yandari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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yameru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamenai
Past Indicative Form
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yameta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yamenakatta
te-form
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yamete
Negative te-form
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yamenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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yamemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamemasen
Past Indicative Form
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yamemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yamemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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yamareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamarenai
Past Indicative Form
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yamareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yamarenakatta
te-form
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yamarete
Negative te-form
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yamarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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yamaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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yamaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yamaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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yamaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamasenai
Past Indicative Form
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yamaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yamasenakatta
te-form
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yamasete
Negative te-form
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yamasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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yamasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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yamasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yamasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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yamasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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yamasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yamasarenakatta
te-form
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yamasarete
Negative te-form
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yamasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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yamasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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yamasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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yamasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
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yaman
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamazu
Classical Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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yamanu

Sample Sentences for 止む

If the rain stops, tears clean the scars of memory away.
They waited on the porch until it stopped raining.
It will stop raining soon.
It rained continuously all day.
Far from stopping, the storm became much more intense.

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