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halting

 
Adjective halting has 2 senses
  1. crippled, halt, halting, lame, game - disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
    Antonyms: fit, healthy (indirect, via unfit)
  2. halting - fragmentary or halting from emotional strain; "uttered a few broken words of sorrow"
    Antonym:
    unbroken (indirect, via broken)
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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