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  1. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: arrest, check, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage

  2. [noun] the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"
    Synonyms: stop

  3. [noun] an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze"
    Synonyms: freeze

  4. [verb] cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses"
    Synonyms: hold, arrest

  5. [verb] come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
    Synonyms: stop

  6. [verb] stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
    Synonyms: stop, block, kibosh

  7. [verb] stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "them the tide"
    Synonyms: stem, stanch, staunch

  8. [adjective] disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
    Synonyms: crippled, ing, lame, game


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