Definition of Stop order

1. Noun. An order to a broker to sell (buy) when the price of a security falls (rises) to a designated level.

Exact synonyms: Stop-loss Order
Generic synonyms: Order, Purchase Order

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stop Order

stop by
stop cock
stop cocks
stop codon
stop consonant
stop dead
stop down
stop list
stop lists
stop loss order
stop loss orders
stop motion
stop number
stop off
stop on a dime
stop order (current term)
stop over
stop payment
stop press
stop short
stop sign
stop signs
stop someone in his tracks
stop the car
stop the lights
stop the presses
stop up
stop valve
stop word
stop words

Literary usage of Stop order

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Cases in Chancery, Argued and Determined in the Rolls Court by Charles Beavan, Henry Bickersteth Langdale, John Romilly Romilly, Chaloner William Chute (1869)
"A person, not a party to the suit, claiming i portion of it aa against the Plaintiff, applied for a stop-order, and, having shewn a sufficient prima facie ..."

2. Forms of Judgments and Orders in the High Court of Justice and Court of by Henry Wilmot Seton, Cecil Clare Marston Dale, W. Tindal King, W. O. Goldschmidt, Great Britain Court of Appeal (1901)
"Accordingly an assignee who has obtained a stop order after the bankruptcy of his assignor is entitled to priority over the trustee in bankruptcy ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Mortgage by Richard Holmes Coote, William Wyllys Mackeson, Henry Arthur Smith (1884)
"first stop order. Limit of stop order. To what account the fund must be carried. When notice complete before stop order. Court not in possession of whole ..."

4. A Selection of Leading Cases in Equity: With Notes by Frederick Thomas White, Owen Davies Tudor, John Innes Clark Hare, Horace Binney Wallace (1877)
"Where the mortgagee of a share of a fund in Court obtains a stop order, which in effect prevents *the division of the fund without notice to him, ..."

5. Reports of Cases Heard and Determined by the Lord Chancellor and the Court by John Peter De Gex, Henry Cadman Jones, Great Britain Court of Chancery, Richard Horton Smith, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1874)
"A stop order is a public notice which tells all the world that the person claiming it ... Beckford, (a) where, indeed, the term " stop order" was not used, ..."

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