What is another word for halt?

Synonyms for halt
hɔlthalt

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term halt.

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

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

    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, haltnoun

    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, haltadjective

    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, gameverb

    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, arrestverb

    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, haltverb

    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, kiboshverb

    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, haltverb

    stop the flow of a liquid

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

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

    Antonyms:
    fit

Matched Categories

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. haltverb

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

  2. haltverb

    Synonyms:
    limp, hobble, walk lamely

  3. haltadjective

    Synonyms:
    lame, crippled

  4. haltnoun

    Synonyms:
    stop, stand, stand still

  5. haltnoun

    Synonyms:
    limp, limping gait

How to pronounce halt?

How to say halt in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#26have
#77get
#132make
#148support
#176book
#246take
#272check
#305game
#317end
#333control
#438point
#555give
#656keep
#766period
#992stuff
#1001stay
#1038stop
#1042bar
#1061apply
#1080tour
#1275hold
#1547rest
#1618break
#1662block
#1734agree
#2268reserve
#2412carry
#2422maintain
#2490bear
#2514checkout
#2584obtain
#2674finish
#2700contain
#3063forget
#3541guard
#3635catch
#3712chip
#3829tab
#4200nurse
#4404throw
#4456judgment
#4577stopped
#4776harbor
#5067suspension
#5259jam
#5354confirmation
#5420moderate
#5448verification
#5836stem
#6027quit
#6667nail
#6821admit
#6857retain
#7169closure
#7466harbour
#7523arrest
#7597collar
#7721hammer
#7739defend
#8016accommodate
#8275bind
#8570cheque
#8624stopping
#8714interference
#8985frost
#9348declare
#9382cop
#9443freeze
#9453concord
#10518terminate
#10611pause
#10852tick
#11256sustain
#11444cease
#11623interrupt
#11695preventive
#11832assay
#12521freezing
#12551curb
#12724hesitate
#12745rub
#12951handicap
#13027suspend
#13785lame
#13959halt
#14008entertain
#14594hitch
#15920limp
#16475lug
#16872cessation
#17127pinch
#17822prevail
#18389chit
#19121withstand
#19606spirited
#19862intercept
#21866parry
#21923deem
#22808discontinue
#22854hinder
#23522diaphragm
#23847preventative
#24755concur
#26261gritty
#26805blockade
#28457nab
#28533deterrent
#29227crippled
#29400impede
#29907defy
#30094restrain
#30578apprehension
#31313feeble
#33033occlusion
#33918snag
#36343confine
#37428bridle
#37894blockage
#38554impediment
#39730obstruct
#40097halting
#43186halts
#43221enlistment
#43279barricade
#43520embarrass
#44372staunch
#44733oblige
#44754deflect
#44966hindrance
#46379suspends
#48365stoppage
#50233spunky
#53441apprehend
#53908balk
#53932obligate
#54999stopover
#56544falter
#56554encumbrance
#66783substantiation
#69872stymie
#73621occlusive
#79190layover
#99268hobble
#106648stammer
#114979immobilize
#140252plosive
#155564gimpy
#156328eesc
#157222demur
#192881stanch
#193909gamey
#197935baulk
#199421adjudge
#204694hinderance
#205593occlude
#229254kibosh
#299175immobilise

How to use halt in a sentence?

  1. Xu Hongcai:

    Intensified policy loosening will help effectively halt the economic slowdown.

  2. Dror Ladin:

    This is not over. We will be asking the federal appeals court to expedite the ongoing appeals proceeding to halt the irreversible and imminent damage from Trump's border wall. Border communities, the environment, and our Constitution's separation of powers will be permanently harmed should Trump get away with pillaging military funds for a xenophobic border wall Congress denied.

  3. Vernon Howard:

    Quit thinking that you must halt before the barrier of inner negativity. You need not. You can crash through...whatever we see a negative state, that is where we can destroy it.

  4. Katherine Gerson:

    There is no evidence that the death penalty has any unique deterrent effect, so the Thai authorities' hopes that this move will reduce crime is deeply misguided, the Thai government must immediately halt any plans to carry out further executions.

  5. The State Department official:

    But the hope is that they'll understand the importance of having a conversation and talking about these things as we agreed in the original Singapore agreement, there's nothing to be gained by not talking. It's only to their benefit. North Korea nuclear reiterated on Tuesday it was no longer bound by commitments to halt nuclear and missile testing, blaming the United States' failure to meet a year-end deadline for nuclear talks and.


Translations for halt

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for halt »

Translation

Find a translation for the halt synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"halt." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 25 Jun 2022. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/halt>.

Discuss these halt synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for halt?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following words is not a synonym of the others?
    • A. transmissible
    • B. genetic
    • C. maladaptive
    • D. hereditary

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for halt: