Following topic is created to add in the documentation section the help for the stop command.
(based on the comment here)
Usage: multipass stop [options] [ …]
Stop the named instances, if running. Exits with return code 0 if successful.
Options: -h, --help Display this help -v, --verbose Increase logging verbosity. Repeat the 'v' in the short option for more detail. Maximum verbosity is obtained with 4 (or more) v's, i.e. -vvvv. --all Stop all instances -t, --time <time> Time from now, in minutes, to delay shutdown of the instance -c, --cancel Cancel a pending delayed shutdown Arguments: name Names of instances to stop. If omitted, and without the --all option, 'primary' will be assumed