HyperDic: halter

English > 6 senses of the word halter:
NOUNartifacthalter, hackamorerope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading
artifacthalter, hangman's rope, hangman's halter, hemp, hempen necktiea rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
artifacthaltera woman's top that fastens behind the back and neck leaving the back and arms uncovered
animalhalter, haltere, balancereither of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects
VERBsocialhalterhang with a halter
changehalter, hamper, cramp, strangleprevent the progress or free movement of
halter > pronunciation
Soundshhao'lter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > halter: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningrope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading.
Synonymhackamore
Part ofharnessstable gear consisting of an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart
Broaderheadgearstable gear consisting of any part of a harness that fits about the horse's head
Spanishbozal, cabestro
Catalancabestre, xàquima
English > halter: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging.
Synonymshangman's rope, hangman's halter, hemp, hempen necktie
Part ofgallowsAn instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which a condemned person is executed by hanging
Partsnoose, running noose, slip nooseA loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot
BroaderropeA strong line
Spanishahogadero, soga
Catalandogal, soga
Verbshalterhang with a halter
English > halter: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA woman's top that fastens behind the back and neck leaving the back and arms uncovered.
BroadertopA garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips
English > halter: 6 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningEither of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight.
Synonymshaltere, balancer
Part ofdipterous insect, two-winged insects, dipteran, dipteroninsects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
BroaderwingA movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
English > halter: 6 senses > verb 1, social
Meaninghang with a halter.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderhang, string upkill by hanging
Spanishahogar, ahorcar, cabestrar
Nounshaltera rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
English > halter: 6 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningprevent the progress or free movement of.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymshamper, cramp, strangle
Broaderrestrict, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttleplace limits on (extent or access)
Spanishacalambrar, dificultar, estrangular, obstaculizar
Catalandificultar, obstaculitzar

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