• Halt Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To hold ones 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.
  2. (n.) The act of limping; lameness.
  3. (v. i.) To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to hesitate; to be uncertain.
  4. (a.) To have an irregular rhythm; to be defective.
  5. (a.) To walk lamely; to limp.
  6. (v. t.) To cause to cease marching; to stop; as, the general halted his troops for refreshment.
  7. (a.) Halting or stopping in walking; lame.
  8. () 3d pers. sing. pres. of Hold, contraction for holdeth.
  9. (n.) A stop in marching or walking, or in any action; arrest of progress.

Arrest, Block, Check, Crippled, Freeze, Game, Halting, Hitch, Hold, Kibosh, Lame, Settle, Stanch, Staunch, Stay, Stem, Stop, Stoppage,

• Halted Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Halt


• Halter Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One who halts or limps; a cripple.
  2. (n.) A strong strap or cord.
  3. (n.) A rope or strap, with or without a headstall, for leading or tying a horse.
  4. (n.) A rope for hanging malefactors; a noose.
  5. (v. t.) To tie by the neck with a rope, strap, or halter; to put a halter on; to subject to a hangmans halter.

Balancer, Cramp, Hackamore, Hamper, Strangle,