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"
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, game(verb)
disabled in the feet or legs
"a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
halt, hold, arrest(verb)
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, kibosh(verb)
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, halt(verb)
stop the flow of a liquid
"staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide"
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How to use halt in a sentence?
If a man aspires to the highest place, it is no dishonor to him to halt at the second, or even at the third.
Nearly 40 state constitutions have similar constitutional provisions that opponents of school choice have tried to invoke in the past to halt school choice programs in their tracks.
We are watching, in real-time, as people's lives are destroyed around the world and in the UK; unless action is taken to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero, these tragedies are set to worsen.
The Philippines fully supports and will pro-actively promote the call of the United States on the '3 halts': halt in reclamation, halt in construction, and halt in aggressive actions that could further heighten tensions, we will agree to be bound only if China and other claimant states agree to the same.
Literature is a defense against the attacks of life. It says to life: You can't deceive me. I know your habits, foresee and enjoy watching all your reactions, and steal your secret by involving you in cunning obstructions that halt your normal flow.
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- zögern, stocken, Halteplatz, Blockierung, anhalten, stoppen, rasten, Halt, Haltestelle, PauseGerman
- haltigi, halto, halti, lami, trajnhaltejoEsperanto
- parar, altoSpanish
- lopettaminen, pysähdys, seisauttaa, seisahtua, loppu, pysähtyminen, pysäyttää, pysähtyä, seisakeFinnish
- 休止する, さまたげる, ためらう, 押し止める, 停止するJapanese
- stoppe, nøle, bremse, avventeNorwegian
- останавливать, хроматьRussian
- stoppa, haltaSwedish
- tạm dừng lạiVietnamese
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