[ verb ] interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight




"We had to stop over in Venezuela on our flight back from Brazil"

Used in print

(Joseph E. Choate, "The American Boating Scene"...)

The word marina was coined by NAEBM originally to describe a waterfront facility where recreational boats could find protection and basic needs to lay_over in relative comfort .

Related terms

stop stop

[ verb ] place on top of


"can you superimpose the two images?"

Used in print

(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)

Beyond that misty gray of the rain , he saw the stretching hutment , low diminutive log_cabins , chinked with mud , with doorways a man would have_to crouch to get through , with roofs of tenting laid_over boughs or boards from hardtack boxes , or fence_rails , with cranky chimneys of sticks and dried mud .