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Synonyms for halt
hɔlt

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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. Michael Page:

    Saudi women fleeing their families can face severe violence from relatives, deprivation of liberty, and other serious harm if returned against their will, thai authorities should immediately halt any deportation, and either allow her to continue her travel to Australia or permit her to remain in Thailand to seek protection as a refugee.

  2. 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.

  3. Ken Hasegawa:

    But for now there is no significant halt in production and no change to the supply and demand situation, so oil prices can still go lower.

  4. 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.

  5. Anna Zafesova:

    He has dozens of young women and men perfectly capable of carrying on his investigative work. Maybe they are less charismatic than he, but they are proof that the Russian opposition is not only virtual and cannot be silenced with the poisoning of its leader. POISONED KREMLIN CRITIC ALEXEI NAVALNY OUT OF COMA AND RESPONSIVE: GERMAN HOSPITAL Navalnys spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh and fellow team member Georgi Alburov front the Tatarstan film, and said they were followed and harassed while shooting by men who blocked their paths with quad bikes or lurked nearby. Some dramatic images along those lines appear in the film.Yarmysh talks about how Tatarstan was supposed to be one of Navalnys stops on his late summer swing through Russian regions ahead of elections. Navalny was lobbying forSmart Voting. He argued that ifhe and people like him couldnt run in elections in Russia, the next best thing wasto simply vote for a candidate who is not from the same party as President Vladimir Putin, United Russia. Navalnyfamously called it the party of crooks and thieves and wantedto chip away at its monopoly on power howeverpossible.He believes Smart Voting can eventually dislodge it from power. GERMANY SUGGESTS HALT TO RUSSIA PIPELINE PROJECT, SEEKS COOPERATION WITH NAVALNY POISONING INVESTIGATION In the documentary from Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan, Navalnys team keeps up his stylistic pace with drone video of what itidentifiesas the palatial homes of the regional president and his family, punctuated withvideoof the vast collection of fancy watches from Patek Phillipe to Breguet worn byleaderRustam Minnikhanov. Even if you dont understand Russian, it is compelling TV, Zafesova said. Navalnys investigations have evolved over the years from merely facts and analysis on his blog to full-scale movies.He invented a whole new way to oppose power, a mix of media and politics which is very important in a censored media environment like Russia and fills the void of free media as well as free debate and an independent judicial system.Navalnys videos are funny, clever, precise and shocking, not just angry denunciations of the wrongdoings of government.

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