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Synonyms for halt

Synonyms for halt

to prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

to walk in a lame way

Synonyms for halt

the state of inactivity following an interruption

the event of something ending

an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement

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cause to stop

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stop from happening or developing

stop the flow of a liquid

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disabled in the feet or legs

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We walked no longer, we staggered, now and again falling from exhaustion, and being obliged to call a halt every hour or so.
Here we decided to halt, for we had had a hard day of it, and, if the truth were known, I think that we had all given up hope of overtaking the launch other than by the merest accident.
We had shot a deer just before our halt, and, as Taylor and Delcarte were preparing it, I walked down to the water to fill our canteens.
They had made their halt at the distance of an arrow-flight from the bushes; but when the stranger came sufficiently nigh to show that the deep coating of red and brown, which time and exposure had given to his features, was laid upon the original colour of a Pale- face, they slowly receded from the spot, until they reached a distance that might defeat the aim of fire-arms.
The committee is pleased to announce a unanimous decision regarding unified coordination among markets with respect to trading halts stemming from extraordinary market activity," said Bridget Farrell, Co-Chair of the UTP Committee.
The Working Group's original support for some form of planned trading halts should be placed in the context of the other recommendations of the Report.
PHOTO (1 -- 2 -- color) Traders cheer the halt of trading at the American Stock Exchange on Monday as one trader reacts to numbers on the Big Board.
NASDAQ is sending a letter to the SEC today asking the Commission to impose primary market regulatory halts uniformly across all UTP exchanges.
The Nasdaq Stock Market(SM) announced today that the trading halt status in Advanced Deposition Technologies, Inc.
Mazu represents a sophisticated solution because it identifies and halts DDoS attacks while keeping normal business operations flowing.