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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 halting

The adj halting has 2 senses

  • crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game -- (disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg")

  • halting -- (fragmentary or halting from emotional strain; "uttered a few halting words of sorrow")