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  Words related to halt

Related / Similar Words: freeze, stop, arrest, check, hitch, stay, stoppage, stem, stanch, staunch, hold, block, kibosh, crippled, halting, lame, game

 

Definition:
  • an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze";
  • the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill";
  • 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";
  • stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "them the tide";
  • cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses";
  • come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window";
  • stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process";
  • disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg";

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    Hyponyms: cessation, surcease, stand, standstill, tie-up, countercheck, logjam, go off, pull up short, check, rein, rein in, stall, conk, draw up, pull up, haul up, brake, settle, embargo, stay

     

    Derivational Morphology: stop, block, kibosh, hold, arrest, freeze, suspend, stem, stanch, staunch, discontinue, cease, give up, quit, lay off, hold on, check, arrester, arrester hook, delay, time lag, postponement, wait, hitch, stay, stoppage, blockage, closure, occlusion

     

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