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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Estop \Es*top"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Estophed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Estopping.] [OF. estoper to stop, plug, close, F.
['e]touper, LL. stuppare to close with tow, obstruct, fr. L.
stuppa tow, oakum, cf. Gr. sty`pph. Cf. Stop.] (Law)
To impede or bar by estoppel.
A party will be estopped by his admissions, where his
intent is to influence another, or derive an advantage
to himself. --Abbott.
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
27 Moby Thesaurus words for "estop":
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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