Part of speech:
A deferring or being deferred; postponement
A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
(Football) A player at either end of the line
A stopping or being stopped
The interval of time between two events.
The definition of an interruption is something that causes a stop in action.
Reason for hesitation:
To put off to a future time; postpone; delay
To cease doing something.
To put off until later; defer; delay
To bring to rest; stop
To keep up in a race or contest:
To be or get in the way of (a bullet or other missile); be killed or wounded by.
To stop or check the motion, course, or spread of
To secure (a person, as a mountain climber, or thing) by a rope
(Formal) To stop doing (something).
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To stop using, doing, etc.; cease; give up
The definition of halt is to hesitate, to put a stop to something or to come to a sudden stop.
To stop or cause to stop through some malfunction
To stop or discontinue doing something
(Law) The stopping of a legal action prior to trial, either voluntarily by the plaintiff or by order of the court
To go on with; carry on; keep up; persist in
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