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Definitions of halt:
  • noun:   an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement
    Example: "A halt in the arms race"
  • noun:   the event of something ending
  • noun:   the state of inactivity following an interruption
    Example: "During the halt he got some lunch"
  • verb:   cause to stop
    Example: "Halt the engines"
  • verb:   stop from happening or developing
    Example: "Halt the process"
  • verb:   come to a halt, stop moving
  • verb:   stop the flow of a liquid
  • adjective:   disabled in the feet or legs
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #27607)

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