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halt

 
Adjective halt has 1 sense
  1. crippled, halt, halting, lame, game - disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
    Antonyms: fit, healthy (indirect, via unfit)
Noun halt has 3 senses
  1. arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage - 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"
    --1 is a kind of inaction, inactivity, inactiveness
    --1 has particulars: countercheck; logjam
    Derived forms: verb halt2, verb halt1
  2. stop, halt - the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"
    --2 is a kind of ending, conclusion, finish
    --2 has particulars: cessation, surcease; stand, standstill, tie-up
    Derived forms: verb halt4, verb halt3, verb halt2, verb halt1
  3. freeze, halt - an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze"
    --3 is a kind of pause
    Derived forms: verb halt3, verb halt2, verb halt1
Verb halt has 4 senses
  1. halt, hold, arrest - cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses"
    --1 is one way to stop
    Derived forms: noun halt2, noun halt3, noun halt1
    Sample sentence:
    They halt the animals
  2. stop, halt - come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
    Derived forms: noun halt1, noun halt3, noun halt2
    Sample sentences:
    These cars won't halt
    They halt the animals
  3. stop, halt, block, kibosh - stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
    --3 is one way to prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
    Derived forms: noun halt3, noun halt2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. stem, stanch, staunch, halt - stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "them the tide"
    --4 is one way to check
    Derived form: noun halt2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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