What are some alternative words for halt?

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. 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.

  2. Jonathan Katz:

    Purchases by ministries will all slow and some will even come to a halt.

  3. Ryan Sweet:

    This will fan Fed concerns that inflation will overshoot the central bank's 2 percent objective by more than policymakers are willing to stomach, the Fed could be crossing its fingers that the supply side of the economy responds, helping slow or halt the unemployment rate's decline.

  4. International Securities Exchange Holdings:

    Shortly after market open, ISE and ISE Gemini experienced a connectivity disruption and we subsequently made the determination to halt both markets.

  5. Evan Bayh:

    With the challenges facing Indiana and our country, I can no longer sit on the sidelines and watch as partisan bickering grinds Washington to a halt.


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