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Halt

Definition

[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"
[adj] disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
[v] cause to stop or halt; "Halt the engine"
[v] as of the flow of a liquid flowing, such as blood from a wound
[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] come to rest
[v] stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"

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Antonyms

get going, go, start