Synonyms for halt
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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"
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
the event of something ending
"it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"
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
an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement
"a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze"
crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, gameverb
disabled in the feet or legs
"a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
halt, hold, arrestverb
cause to stop
"Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses"
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
come to a halt, stop moving
"the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
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
stop, halt, block, kiboshverb
stop from happening or developing
"Block his election"; "Halt the process"
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
stem, stanch, staunch, haltverb
stop the flow of a liquid
"staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide"
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Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.
We call on the Obama administration and Interior Department to put a halt to offshore acidizing and fracking unless and until they can be proven safe for California’s irreplaceable coastline.
If a man aspires to the highest place, it is no dishonor to him to halt at the second, or even at the third.
To follow, without halt, one aim There's the secret of success.
They (the council) called on LNA forces to halt all military movements. They also called on all forces to de-escalate and halt military activity. There can be no military solution to the conflict.
Translations for halt
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- Haltestelle, rasten, Pause, Halt, stoppen, anhalten, Blockierung, Halteplatz, stocken, zögernGerman
- haltigi, trajnhaltejo, lami, halti, haltoEsperanto
- parar, altoSpanish
- seisauttaa, seisahtua, pysähdys, lopettaminen, seisake, loppu, pysähtyä, pysähtyminen, pysäyttääFinnish
- 停止する, 休止する, 押し止める, ためらう, さまたげるJapanese
- bremse, avvente, nøle, stoppeNorwegian
- хромать, останавливатьRussian
- stoppa, haltaSwedish
- tạm dừng lạiVietnamese
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