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KK Pronunciation

〔 hɒlt 〕


〔 hɒ:lt 〕

Overview of noun halt

The noun halt has 3 senses

  • arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage -- (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, halt -- (the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill")

  • freeze, halt -- (an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze")

Overview of verb halt

The verb halt has 4 senses

  • halt, hold, arrest -- (cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses")

  • stop, halt -- (come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window")

  • stop, halt, block, kibosh -- (stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process")

  • stem, stanch, staunch, halt -- (stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide")

Overview of adj halt

The adj halt has 1 sense