halt  

  • Pronunciation of halt: HH AO1 L T (hɔlt)

  • Number of syllables of halt: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of halt

  • Definition of halt

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

    • The cover editorial supports multilateral interventions to halt belligerency.  
    • The term is used in the play to halt a quarrel.  
    • He was unable to halt the contraband.  
    • The police was unable to halt the contraband.  
    • Excessive commas halt the flow of the article.  
    • Can they halt the plans of the ethereal Gelth  
    • Cutbacks and layoffs failed to halt the bleeding.  
    • Its wheels screech to a violent halt.  
    • Also, the running of the halt merited the employment of staff.  
    • The halt was the first extension on the railway.  

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