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Another word for halt

  1. The act of stopping

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  2. The condition of being stopped

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  1. To prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

  2. To come to a cessation

  3. To be irresolute in acting or doing

      1. To waver in one's opinions, etc.; vacillate
      2. To waver or vacillate in one's opinions or feelings.
      3. To tremble or quaver:
      1. To move unsteadily back and forth:
      2. To become unsteady; begin to give way; falter
      3. To tremble or quaver in sound, as of the voice or a musical note.
      1. To waver in mind; show indecision
      2. To change between one state and another; fluctuate:
      3. To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver:
      1. To move unsteadily, as though about to collapse; totter, sway, or reel, as from a blow, fatigue, drunkenness, etc.
      2. To arrange in alternating or overlapping time periods:
      3. (Sports) To arrange (the start of a race) with the starting point in the outside lanes progressively closer to the finish line so as to neutralize the advantage of competing in the shorter inside lanes.
      1. To procrastinate.
      2. To spend time on insignificant things; dawdle.
      3. To be unable to come to a decision; vacillate.
      1. To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
      2. To cause to be temporarily inactive; briefly stop the action of (an electronic device, audio or video stream, etc.)
      3. To hesitate:
      1. To be reluctant; not be sure that one should
      2. To stop because of indecision; pause or delay in acting, choosing, or deciding because of feeling unsure; waver
      3. To pause; stop momentarily
      1. To move uncertainly or unsteadily; totter; stumble
      2. To stumble in speech; speak haltingly; stammer
      3. To say hesitantly or timidly
      1. (Computer graphics) To render an approximation of (an image, etc.) by using dot patterns in similar colours to those that are unavailable on the system.
      2. To be nervously excited or confused
      3. To do something nervously.
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  4. To walk in a lame way

      1. To walk lamely, especially with irregularity, as if favoring one leg.
      2. To walk with or as with a lame or partially disabled leg or foot
      3. To move or proceed unevenly, jerkily, or laboriously, as because of being impaired, defective, damaged, etc.
      1. (Figuratively) To move roughly or irregularly.
      2. To fetter by tying the legs; to restrict (a horse) with hobbles.
      3. To walk lamely or awkwardly; limp
      1. To fasten with a hook, knot, harness, etc.; unite; tie
      2. To move jerkily; walk haltingly; limp; hobble
      3. To move or raise by pulling or jerking:
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Another word for halt

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  1. To cease

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  2. To cause to cease