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?
I believe the Malaysian people want Dato' Sri Najib to go on leave as prime minister so as not to create the perception of abuse of power or process to halt or hinder a full and transparent investigation on this very serious issue.
Everything will not be resolved in the blink of an eye, kim Jong Un has put the ball in the U.S. court. He declared denuclearization, and promised to halt nuclear tests.
We're going to try to halt The President from violating The Constitution, the separation of powers, from stealing money from Americans and states that has been allocated by Congress, lawfully.
Intensified policy loosening will help effectively halt the economic slowdown.
Given the current environment in the oil and gas markets and the short to medium term outlook, BNP Paribas has decided to halt the redevelopment of its reserve-based lending business.
Translations for halt
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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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