What is another word for stoppages?

Need synonyms for stoppages? Here's a list of words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Plural for a cessation of work by employees in protest at the terms set by their employers
“The stoppage involved employees in transport, port shipments and the postal service.”
Plural for an instance of movement, activity, or supply stopping or being stopped
“Besides production, the fertilizer companies also use natural gas for fuel, and because of the stoppage in their supplies they were unable to deliver their remaining fertilizer stock to market.”
Plural for a blockage in a narrow passage, such as the barrel of a gun
“One machine-gun crew had a stoppage.”
Plural for deductions from one's wages by an employer for the payment of tax, National Insurance, and other costs
“The gist of his letter is that one only gets what one pays for, and that perhaps it is time that we saw contributions such as rates as contributions rather than stoppages.”
Plural for something that forms an obstacle to continued activity
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Watch and Learn
Nearby Words
9-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2019