Origin of halt1
synonym study for halt
Words nearby halt
Other definitions for halt (2 of 2)
Origin of halt2
OTHER WORDS FROM halthaltless, adjective
How to use halt in a sentence
A petition that garnered more than 1,800 signatures overnight also sought to halt her deportation.A woman in ICE detention says her fallopian tube was removed without her consent|Nicole Narea|September 17, 2020|Vox
“The FAA should immediately halt the recertification process for the 737 Max in light of this report,” said Michael Stumo, father of Samya Stumo.Boeing crashes were the “horrific culmination” of multiple mistakes, House report says|kdunn6|September 16, 2020|Fortune
If the court were to find against the insurers, they could be forced to re-examine thousands of claims filed by firms holding business interruption and other policies that offered protection against unexpected halts to operations.Got interruption insurance? These companies found it’s useless in the age of COVID-19|Bernhard Warner|September 12, 2020|Fortune
The global lockdown halted international travel and cut into luxury sales by extension.
This hovering is more commonly known as “stalling,” and occurs when a hurricane more or less grinds to a halt.Slow, meandering hurricanes are often more dangerous—and they’re getting more common|Greta Moran|September 9, 2020|Popular-Science
On Monday, de Blasio called for a temporary halt to protests until after the funerals of the two slain officers.Trayvon Martin’s Family Rejects ‘Dead Cops’ Marchers|Jacob Siegel|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nevetheless, Democratic rule has not only failed to halt the trend, but appears to have accelerated it.
My golden age comes to a halt with the ascendancy of music videos.
With both branches of Congress now under Republican control, we should act to halt those power grabs, too.
The formation of neologisms is a natural process that no amount of outrage can halt.Go Ahead, End With a Preposition: Grammar Rules We All Can Live With|Nick Romeo|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The general commanded a halt, and ordered the men to refresh and strengthen themselves by food and drink.
As they were passing a place where the bushes grew thickly by the side of the road, they received a gruff command to halt.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Here they called a halt for a time, and began to hunt vigorously in all directions, aiming at every species of game.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
Such an admission, coming from her brave lips, warned Frank that he must call a halt regardless of loss of time.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
They come to a halt suddenly, before a little huddling figure, with its face hidden in its arms, crouched beside a crooked rail.A Lost Hero|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward and Herbert D. Ward
British Dictionary definitions for halt (1 of 2)
Word Origin for halt
British Dictionary definitions for halt (2 of 2)
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the halt
Word Origin for halt
Other Idioms and Phrases with halt
see call a halt; come to a halt; grind to a halt.