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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

References in classic literature ?
About midnight, feeling satisfied that they had gained a secure distance, they posted one of their number to keep watch, in case the enemy should follow on their trail, and then, turning abruptly into a dense and matted thicket of willows, halted for the night at the foot of the mountain, instead of making for the summit, as they had originally intended.
At noon, they halted and made a hasty repast; and then bent their course so as to regain the route from which they had diverged.
Halts were now more frequent, but I did not wish to speak to Dian until I could see from the expression of her face how she was receiving my apologies.
It must not be supposed that the doctor could entirely extinguish his cylinder, during these halts. The equilibrium of the balloon had been calculated at the level of the sea; and, as the country was continually ascending, and had reached an elevation of from six to seven hundred feet, the balloon would have had a tendency to go lower than the surface of the soil itself.
Here we halted, and driven to it by our desperate thirst, sucked down our last drops of water.
While affecting to examine the group, which still lingered at the spot where it had first halted, as if to discover the characters of those who composed it, he plainly saw that Ishmael contemplated immediate hostilities.
The squatter, who was in truth slowly retiring, instantly halted his party, and showed a willing front.
At the main entrance we were halted by a cordon of armed guards.
At length we were halted in a spacious chamber in the centre of the temple.
After we had crawled in this disgusting fashion for a matter of a couple of hundred feet we were halted by our escort.
Eco-Trade Corp (OTC: BOPT), an independent oil and gas exploration company, on Wednesday provided an update on its recent trading halt.
Planning officers are reporting to the committee that one objection has been received which questioned the level of use that would be made of the halt.
CSZ's HALT & HASS testing equipment holds products with a footprint up to 2 x 2 feet and weighing up to 780 pounds.
Release date- 02092019 - In accordance with ASX Listing Rule 17.1, Carnarvon Petroleum Limited ('Carnarvon') (ASX: CVN) requests an immediate trading halt, pending the release of an announcement in relation to the Dorado3 well results.
The trading halt should remain in place until the earlier of commencement of trading on 28 August 2019 or when the announcement referenced above is made.