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

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy