Definitions of halt

  1. To limp; to stop in marching or walking; to stand in doubt whether to proceed or what to do; to hesitate; to falter.
  2. To limp; falter; hesitate.
  3. To stop.
  4. To cause to cease marching; to stop; as, the general halted his troops for refreshment.
  5. To cause to stop.
  6. ( mil.) To cause to cease marching.
  7. To hold one's self from proceeding; to hold up; to cease progress; to stop for a longer or shorter period; to come to a stop; to stand still.
  8. To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to hesitate; to be uncertain.
  9. To limp; to come to a stop; to stand still.
  10. To stop from going on: ( mil.) to stop in a march: to limp: ( B.) to be in doubt: to hesitate: to walk lamely.
  11. To stop; limp; hesitate.
  12. cause to stop or halt; " Halt the engine"
  13. as of the flow of a liquid flowing, such as blood from a wound
  14. come to a halt, stop moving; " the car stopped"; " She stopped in front of a store window"
  15. come to rest
  16. To stop; to cause to cease marching.
  17. To limp from lameness; to hesitate; to falter.
  18. 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"
  19. the event of something ending; " it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"
  20. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Hold, contraction for holdeth.
  21. A stop in marching or walking, or in any action; arrest of progress.
  22. The act of limping; lameness.
  23. The act of limping; a stop in marching or in progress.
  24. A stopping: ( mil.) a stop in marching.
  25. A stop; limping.
  26. A complete stop, as of marching troops.
  27. A stop in marching; the act of limping.
  28. The act of limping; a lame man; a cripple.
  29. A stopping; a stop in marching.
  30. Halting or stopping in walking; lame.
  31. To walk lamely; to limp.
  32. To have an irregular rhythm; to be defective.
  33. Crippled or lame.
  34. Limping; lame.
  35. Lame; stopping in walking.
  36. Lame; crippled.