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Synonyms for halt
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage(noun)

    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"

    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

    Antonyms:
    fit

  2. stop, halt(noun)

    the event of something ending

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

    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

    Antonyms:
    fit

  3. freeze, halt(adj)

    an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement

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

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

    Antonyms:
    fit

  4. crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game(verb)

    disabled in the feet or legs

    "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"

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

    Antonyms:
    fit

  5. halt, hold, arrest(verb)

    cause to stop

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

    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

    Antonyms:
    fit

  6. stop, halt(verb)

    come to a halt, stop moving

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

    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

    Antonyms:
    fit

  7. stop, halt, block, kibosh(verb)

    stop from happening or developing

    "Block his election"; "Halt the process"

    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

    Antonyms:
    fit

  8. stem, stanch, staunch, halt(verb)

    stop the flow of a liquid

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

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

    Antonyms:
    fit

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. halt

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. halt(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    stop, hold, stand still, stop short, pull up, take breath, lie by, LIE TO

  2. halt(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    limp, hobble, walk lamely

  3. halt(a.)

    Synonyms:
    lame, crippled

  4. halt(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stop, stand, stand still

  5. halt(n.)

    Synonyms:
    limp, limping gait

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How to use halt in a sentence?

  1. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi:

    The halt to Schengen for a few days is holding them up here but Italy isn't their destination.

  2. Christoph Heusgen:

    They also called on all forces to de-escalate and halt military activity. There can be no military solution to the conflict.

  3. Kim You-geun:

    We express deep regret that senior Japanese officials have been recently making irresponsible comments without presenting a clear basis for them, suggesting our government was violating export controls and not enforcing sanctions, to halt unnecessary disputes and to determine factual basis of the Japanese government's claims, we suggest a panel of U.N. Security Council experts or an appropriate international organization to conduct a fair investigation into any cases of four major export control violations by South Korea and Japan.

  4. Randall Tyler:

    If they put a halt to it, shoot, it's definitely going to hurt our market, but our little voice out here don't amount to much. ... They don't listen to us guys.

  5. Loretta Lynch:

    To ask me to have my FBI director or other members of the administration make personal guarantees would effectively grind the program to a halt.


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