HyperDic: halt

English > 8 senses of the word halt:
VERBmotionhalt, hold, arrestcause to stop
motionhalt, stopcome to a halt, stop moving
socialhalt, stop, block, kiboshstop from happening / happening or developing
changehalt, stem, stanch, staunchstop the flow of a liquid / liquid
NOUNstatehalt, arrest, check, hitch, stay, stop, stoppagethe state of inactivity following an interruption
eventhalt, stopthe event of something ending
acthalt, freezean interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement
ADJECTIVEallhalt, crippled, halting, lame, gimpy, gamedisabled in the feet or legs
halt > pronunciation
Soundshhao'lt
Rhymesasphalt ... vault: 13 rhymes with aolt...
English > halt: 8 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdisabled in the feet or legs.
Synonymscrippled, halting, lame, gimpy, game
Broaderunfitnot in good physical or mental condition
Spanishcojo, lisiado, rengo
Catalancoix, esguerrat
English > halt: 8 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of inactivity following an interruption.
Example "during the halt he got some lunch"
Synonymsarrest, check, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage
NarrowercountercheckA check that restrains another check
logjamAny stoppage attributable to unusual activity
Broaderinaction, inactivity, inactivenessThe state of being inactive
Spanishalto, detención, parada
Catalanaturada, detenció, parada
Verbshaltcome to a halt, stop moving
haltcause to stop
English > halt: 8 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningThe event of something ending.
Synonymstop
Narrowercessation, surceaseA stopping
stand, standstill, tie-upAn interruption of normal activity
Broaderending, conclusion, finishevent whose occurrence ends something
Spanishalto, interrupción, parada
Catalanalto, aturada, interrupció, parada
Verbshaltstop the flow of a liquid / liquid
haltcome to a halt, stop moving
haltcause to stop
haltstop from happening / happening or developing
English > halt: 8 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement.
Example"a halt in the arms race"
Synonymfreeze
Broaderpausetemporary inactivity
Spanishalto
Catalanalto
Verbshaltcome to a halt, stop moving
haltcause to stop
haltstop from happening / happening or developing
English > halt: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningCause to stop.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThey halt the animals
Examples
  • "Halt the engines"
  • "halt the presses"
Synonymshold, arrest
BroaderstopCause to stop
Spanishestancar, parar
Catalanestancar
Nounshaltan interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement
haltthe event of something ending
haltthe state of inactivity following an interruption
English > halt: 8 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningCome to a halt, stop moving.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThese cars won't halt; They halt the animals
Synonymstop
Caused bystopCause to stop
Entailed bychallengeask for identification
Narrowerbrakestop travelling by applying a brake
checkstop in a chase especially when scent is lost
checkabandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey
checkstop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution
draw up, pull up, haul upCome to a halt after driving somewhere
go offstop running, functioning, or operating
pull up shortstop abruptly
rein, rein instop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins
settleCome to rest
stall, conkCome to a stop
stallExperience a stall in flight, of airplanes
Oppositestart, go, get goingBegin or set in motion
Spanishdetenerse, detener, estancar, pararse, parar
Catalanaturar-se, aturar, deixar, detenir-se, estancar, parar
Nounshaltan interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement
haltthe event of something ending
haltthe state of inactivity following an interruption
English > halt: 8 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningStop from happening / happening or developing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "Halt the process"
Synonymsstop, block, kibosh
Narrowerembargoprevent commerce
staystop a judicial process
Broaderprevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbidKeep from happening / happening or arising
Spanishbloquear, detener, estancar, obstruir, parar
Catalanaturar, detenir, estancar, obstruir, parar
Nounshaltan interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement
haltthe event of something ending
English > halt: 8 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningstop the flow of a liquid / liquid.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsstem, stanch, staunch
Broadercheckarrest the motion / motion (of something) abruptly
Spanishestancar, restañar
Catalanestancar, estroncar
Nounshaltthe event of something ending

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