Associations to the word «Halt»


HALT, verb. (intransitive) To limp; move with a limping gait.
HALT, verb. (intransitive) To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; hesitate; be uncertain; linger; delay; mammer.
HALT, verb. (intransitive) To be lame, faulty, or defective, as in connection with ideas, or in measure, or in versification.
HALT, verb. (intransitive) To stop marching.
HALT, verb. (intransitive) To stop either temporarily or permanently.
HALT, verb. (transitive) To bring to a stop.
HALT, verb. (transitive) To cause to discontinue.
HALT, noun. A cessation, either temporary or permanent.
HALT, noun. A minor railway station (usually unstaffed) in the United Kingdom.
HALT, adjective. (archaic) Lame, limping.
HALT, verb. To limp.
HALT, verb. To waver.
HALT, verb. To falter.
HALT, noun. (dated) Lameness; a limp.

Dictionary definition

HALT, noun. 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".
HALT, noun. The event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill".
HALT, noun. An interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze".
HALT, verb. Cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses".
HALT, verb. Come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window".
HALT, verb. Stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process".
HALT, verb. Stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide".
HALT, adjective. Disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza