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(idiomatic) To terminate or abolish something.
I'm going to put a stop to it.
I'll put a stop to it.
He'd put a stop to this foolishness.
The troubles which began in 1450 put a stop to the work.
In the following year Podébrad was more successful in his resistance to his many enemies, but his death on the 22nd of March 1471 put a stop to the war.
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