Textual thesaurus for "halt"

(adj) gimpy, halting, game, lame, crippled

disabled in the feet or legs

a crippled soldier; a game leg

(noun) freeze

an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement

a halt in the arms race; a nuclear freeze

(noun) stop

the event of something ending

it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill

(noun) arrest, stop, stoppage, check, hitch, stay

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

(verb) stanch, staunch, stem

stop the flow of a liquid

staunch the blood flow; stem the tide

(verb) arrest, hold

cause to stop

Halt the engines; Arrest the progress; halt the presses

(verb) stop

come to a halt, stop moving

the car stopped; She stopped in front of a store window

(verb) block, stop, kibosh

stop from happening or developing

Block his election; Halt the process