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Antonyms for halt
hɔlt

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. halt

    Antonyms:
    advance, decide, determine, speed, flow, career

    Synonyms:
    stop, rest, limp, falter, hammer, stammer, demur, dubitate, pause, hold, stand still, hesitate

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  1. arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppagenoun

    the state of inactivity following an interruption

    "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"

    Antonyms:
    fit

    Synonyms:
    hitch, verification, enlistment, limp, full stop, stoppage, apprehension, hindrance, impediment, chip, tab, interference, handicap, arrest, tick, check-out procedure, occlusion, confirmation, point, freeze, check mark, pinch, cheque, block, tour of duty, stop consonant, baulk, term of enlistment, diaphragm, checkout, taking into custody, duty tour, hinderance, hobble, blockage, curb, chit, stop, layover, rub, occlusive, plosive, collar, plosive speech sound, period, substantiation, stay, hang-up, tour, deterrent, encumbrance, catch, balk, stopover, plosive consonant, preventive, incumbrance, bank check, full point, preventative, snag, assay, bridle, closure, check

  2. stop, haltnoun

    the event of something ending

    "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"

    Antonyms:
    fit

    Synonyms:
    plosive, period, stay, diaphragm, stop consonant, plosive speech sound, hitch, stopover, full point, stoppage, full stop, catch, check, freeze, blockage, plosive consonant, occlusion, block, layover, stop, occlusive, arrest, point, closure

  3. freeze, haltadjective

    an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement

    "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze"

    Antonyms:
    fit

    Synonyms:
    stay, hitch, stoppage, frost, check, freeze, arrest, stop, freezing

  4. crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, gameverb

    disabled in the feet or legs

    "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"

    Antonyms:
    fit

    Synonyms:
    mettlesome, crippled, spirited, lame, halting, gamy, gritty, feeble, gamey, spunky, gimpy, game

  5. halt, hold, arrestverb

    cause to stop

    "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses"

    Antonyms:
    fit

    Synonyms:
    accommodate, staunch, book, retain, get, moderate, view as, support, apply, hold back, harbour, defend, take hold, bind, deem, hold up, arrest, cop, take, have, concord, stanch, check, make, block, take for, go for, throw, kibosh, control, turn back, harbor, catch, keep, obligate, carry, give, adjudge, entertain, nab, nurse, oblige, curb, stop, nail, pick up, defy, collar, confine, apprehend, have got, restrain, declare, withstand, agree, stem, contain, obtain, maintain, guard, concur, keep back, sustain, prevail, reserve, admit, hold, hold in, bear

  6. stop, haltverb

    come to a halt, stop moving

    "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"

    Antonyms:
    fit

    Synonyms:
    staunch, block, kibosh, quit, blockade, arrest, block off, end, stop over, hold back, finish, lay off, terminate, hold, barricade, stop, check, break, give up, stanch, bar, cease, block up, discontinue, hold on, intercept, turn back, break off, stem, contain

  7. stop, halt, block, kiboshverb

    stop from happening or developing

    "Block his election"; "Halt the process"

    Antonyms:
    fit

    Synonyms:
    staunch, close up, block up, lug, draw a blank, immobilise, obturate, jam, arrest, block off, intercept, end, blank out, stanch, finish, obstruct, block, deflect, impede, embarrass, hold back, lay off, turn back, stop over, break off, break, stymie, give up, forget, immobilize, stop, stuff, occlude, stymy, freeze, blockade, hold on, bar, cease, barricade, hinder, stem, discontinue, contain, parry, kibosh, choke up, terminate, hold, quit, check

  8. stem, stanch, staunch, haltverb

    stop the flow of a liquid

    "staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide"

    Antonyms:
    fit

    Synonyms:
    stop, block, kibosh, stanch, staunch, arrest, hold, stem

Editors Contribution

  1. crusades

    Submitted by anonymous on May 20, 2020  
  2. instagates

    brings about

    when you start a riot or get people all worked up with your speech.

    Submitted by 12495704 on December 1, 2020  

How to use halt in a sentence?

  1. Ned Price:

    We call on Israeli and Palestinian officials to act decisively to deescalate tensions and bring a halt to the violence, it is absolutely critical that all sides exercise restraint, refrain from provocative actions and rhetoric, and preserve the historic status quo on the Haram al-Sharif / Temple Mount -- in word and in practice.

  2. Anna Pavlova:

    To follow, without halt, one aim There's the secret of success.

  3. Jen Psaki:

    The Biden-Harris White House will issue a memo to take effect afternoon Eastern Time on January 20 that will halt, or delay, midnight regulations.

  4. Stephen Innes:

    The OPEC induced oil rally has come to a grinding halt in the wake of the bearish to consensus API inventory swell, further OPEC cuts are unlikely the cure-all medicine. But by the numbers, the magnitude of the expected oversupply in 2020 is thought to be well within OPEC's ability to manage.

  5. Adds BNP:

    Given the current environment in the oil and gas markets and the short to medium term outlook, BNP Paribas has decided to halt the redevelopment of its reserve-based lending business.

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