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halt Explained

halt at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[hɔlt]

hält at German => English Of Explained:

holds

hält at German => English Of Explained:

keeps

hält at German => English Of Explained:

stops

hält at German => English Of Explained:

upholds

halt at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [Date: 1500-1600; Language: German]//
1 [singular] a stop or pause: --Heavy snowfalls brought traffic to a halt (=made it stop moving) .// --The World Championship was brought to a temporary halt (=was stopped from continuing) .// come/grind/screech etc to a halt (=stop moving or continuing) // --The whole peace process seems to have ground to a halt.// --Joe slammed on the brakes and the car skidded to a halt.// --The President has called for a halt to the wave of emigration.//
2 call a halt (to sth): to stop an activity from continuing// --I urge those responsible to call a halt to the violence.//
3 [C] BrE a place in the countryside where a train stops to let passengers get off, but where there is no station: ----------// HINT sense 1 // Do not say 'get to a halt'. Say 'come to a halt'. // ----------//
halt 2 v
1 [T] to prevent someone or something from continuing - used especially in news reports: stop// --The government has failed to halt economic decline.// --Safety concerns have led them to halt work on the dam.//
2 [I] to stop moving: --The parade halted by a busy corner.//
3 halt!: used as a military order to tell someone to stop moving or soldiers to stop marching// --Company halt!// --Halt! Who goes there?//

halt at German => English Of Explained:

foothold, halt, stay, stop

hält at German => English Of Explained:

holds, keeps, stops, upholds

halt at German => English Of Explained:

stop

stand

halt at German => English Of Explained:

foothold, halt, stop

hält at German => English Of Explained:

holds, keeps, stops, upholds

halt at Norwegian => English Of Explained:

medi

halt at Swedish => English Of Explained:

meex

halt at Swedish => english Of Explained:

fibre, halt, lame

halt at English => English (GNU/Linux) Of Explained:

To stop all running processes on a system cleanly. Once the system is halted, you may need to manually turn off your system to complete a system power off. From Redhat-9-Glossary http://www.tldp.org/LDP/Linux-Dictionary/

halt at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

295 Moby Thesaurus words for "halt":
abandon, abort, afterthought, amble, arrest, arrestation, bad,
barge, belay, bell, bind, blind alley, block, blockage, bowl along,
box, brake, break, breath, breather, breathing place,
breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time, bring to,
bring up, bring up short, bundle, bureaucratic delay, calm,
calm down, cancel, castrated, cease, cease fire, cessation, check,
checkmate, cigarette break, close, clump, cocktail hour,
coffee break, come up short, conclude, corner, cower, crippled,
cul-de-sac, curb, cut it out, cut short, cutoff, dally, dam,
dawdle, dead end, dead set, dead stand, dead stop, dead-end street,
deadlock, debarment, delay, delayage, delayed reaction, desist,
detention, determent, deterrence, die down, dillydally, disabled,
discontinue, discouragement, dodder, double take, downtime, drag,
dragging, draw rein, draw up, drop it, dwindle, dying down, ebb,
ebbing, emasculated, end, endgame, ending, enforced respite,
estoppel, extremity, falter, fetch up, final whistle, flag,
flounce, foot, footslog, forbiddance, foreclosure, forestalling,
freeze, full stop, game, give, give over, goof off, grinding halt,
gun, halting, hamstrung, handicapped, hang fire, hang-up,
happy hour, haul up, have done with, haw, hem, hem and haw,
hesitate, hindrance, hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hobbling, hold,
holdup, hole, hop, hum, hum and haw, impasse, incapacitated,
interim, interlude, intermission, jam, jog, jolt, jump,
knock it off, lag, lagging, lame, lay off, leave off, letup, limp,
limping, linger, lock, lockout, logjam, loiter, lollygag, lull,
lumber, lunge, lurch, maimed, mammer, mince, molder, moratorium,
obstruction, obviation, pace, pacify, paddle, paperasserie, pause,
peg, piaffe, piaffer, plod, prance, preclusion, prevention,
prohibition, pull up, put paid to, quiesce, quiet, quieten, quit,
quiver, rack, recess, red tape, red-tapeism, red-tapery, refrain,
relinquish, renounce, reprieve, respite, rest, retardance,
retardation, roll, sashay, saunter, scrub, scuff, scuffle, scuttle,
shake, shamble, shilly-shally, shuffle, sidle, single-foot,
sit-down strike, skip, slink, slither, slog, slouch, slow down,
slow-up, slowdown, slowness, soothe, spavined, spell, stagger,
stalemate, stalk, stall, stammer, stamp, stand, standoff,
standstill, stay, stay of execution, stem, stem the tide, stick,
stillstand, stomp, stop, stop cold, stop dead, stop short,
stoppage, stopping, straddle, straggle, stride, strike, stroll,
strut, stumble, stump, stutter, stymie, subside, subsidence,
surcease, suspension, swagger, swing, tarry, tea break, teeter,
terminate, termination, tie-up, time lag, time out, tittup, toddle,
totter, trail, traipse, tranquilize, tremble, trip, trudge, waddle,
wait, walkout, wamble, wane, waning, waste time, wiggle, wobble,
work stoppage, wrap up

Halt at German => English Of Explained:

Halt [halt]nsm
foothold, halt, stay, stop

hält at German => English Of Explained:

hält [hɛlt]
holds, keeps, stops, upholds

halt at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Cessation): cessation, discontinuation, interruption, intermission, remission, suspense, suspension, stop, stoppage, halt, pause, rest, lull, respite, truce, abeyance.

[V] (Cessation): cease, discontinue, desist, stay, halt, break off, leave off, relinquish, interrupt, suspend, put an end to, put a stop to, stop, cut short, arrest, stem the tide.

[N] (Cessation): cessation, discontinuation, interruption, intermission, remission, suspense, suspension, stop, stoppage, halt, pause, rest, lull, respite, truce, abeyance.

[V] (Cessation): cease, discontinue, desist, stay, halt, break off, leave off, hold, stop, pull up, stop short, stick, hang fire, halt, pause, rest, arrest, stem the tide.

[N] (Cessation): cessation, discontinuation, interruption, intermission, remission, suspense, suspension, stop, stoppage, halt, pause, rest, lull, respite, truce, abeyance.

[V] (Cessation): cease, discontinue, desist, stay, halt, break off, leave off, hold, stop, pull up, stop short, stick, hang fire, halt, pause, rest, relinquish, interrupt, suspend, put an end to, put a stop to, stop, cut short,

[V] (Weakness): be weak, drop, crumble, give way, totter, tremble, shake, halt, limp, fade, languish, decline, flag, fail, have one leg in the grave, render weak, weaken, enfeeble, debilitate, shake, deprive of strength, relax, enervate, eviscerate, unnerve, cripple, unman, render powerless, cramp, reduce.

[V] (Stillness): be quiet, stand still, lie still, keep quiet, rest, stay, stand, tarry, mark time, halt, stop, stop short, pause, anchor, immobilize.

[N] (Rest): repose, rest, sleep, relaxation, breathing time, halt, stay, pause, break, intermission, interlude, respite, holiday, vacation, week-end, recess.

Halt at English => English (Eastons 1897 Bible) Of Explained:

, secret, recondite, mystic, cabalistic, occult, dark, cryptic, private, privy, clandestine, close, inviolate, undercover.

[N] (Completion): completion, accomplishment, achievement, fulfillment, performance, execution, dispatch, culmination, finish, conclusion, close, end, terminus, arrival, winding up, finale, denouement, issue, upshot, result, crowning touch, finishing touch, coup de grace .[V] (Covering): cover, draw a curtain, put up a shutter, close a shutter, veil, cast a shadow, darken.[ADJ] (Future

halt at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb, noun
verb to stop; to make sb/sth stop:
[V] She walked towards him and then halted. * 'Halt!' the Major ordered (= used as a command to soldiers). * [VN] The police were halting traffic on the parade route. * The trial was halted after the first week.
IDIOMS see TRACK n.
noun
1 [sing.] an act of stopping the movement or progress of sb/sth:
Work came to a halt when the machine broke down. * The thought brought her to an abrupt halt. * The car skidded to a halt. * Strikes have led to a halt in production. * They decided it was time to call a halt to the project (= stop it officially).
2 [C] (BrE) a small railway station in the country that has a platform but no buildings
IDIOMS see GRIND v.

Halt at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Halt \Halt\,
3d pers. sing. pres. of {Hold}, contraction for holdeth.
[Obs.] --Chaucer.

Halt \Halt\, n. [Formerly alt, It. alto, G. halt, fr. halten to
hold. See {Hold}.]
A stop in marching or walking, or in any action; arrest of
progress.

Without any halt they marched. --Clarendon.

[Lovers] soon in passion's war contest, Yet in their
march soon make a halt. --Davenant.

Halt \Halt\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Halted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Halting}.]
1. 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.

2. To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to
hesitate; to be uncertain.

How long halt ye between two opinions? --1 Kings
xviii. 21

Halt \Halt\, v. t. (Mil.)
To cause to cease marching; to stop; as, the general halted
his troops for refreshment.

Halt \Halt\, a. [AS. healt; akin to OS., Dan., & Sw. halt, Icel.
haltr, halltr, Goth. halts, OHG. halz.]
Halting or stopping in walking; lame.

Bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt,
and the blind. --Luke xiv.
21.

Halt \Halt\, n.
The act of limping; lameness.

Halt \Halt\, v. i. [OE. halten, AS. healtian. See {Halt}, a.]
1. To walk lamely; to limp.

2. To have an irregular rhythm; to be defective.

The blank verse shall halt for it. --Shak.

halt at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

halt
adj : disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game
leg" [syn: {crippled}, {halting}, {lame}, {game}]

halt
n 1: 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" [syn: {arrest}, {check}, {hitch}, {stay},
{stop}, {stoppage}]
2: the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the
bottom of the hill" [syn: {stop}]
3: an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or
movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze"
[syn: {freeze}]
v 1: cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress";
"halt the presses" [syn: {hold}, {arrest}]
2: come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped
in front of a store window" [syn: {stop}] [ant: {start}]
3: stop from happening or developing; "Block his election";
"Halt the process" [syn: {stop}, {block}, {kibosh}]
4: stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "them
the tide" [syn: {stem}, {stanch}, {staunch}]

halt at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Halt|hält

English

Inter: wikipedi » a

Pronunciation

* Inter: rhymes » ɔːlt

Etymology 1

Inter: etyl » gmh Inter: term » halt|lang=gmh (imperative of Inter: term » halten|lang=gmh); Inter: etyl » goh Inter: term » haltan|lang=goh. English usage circa 1598 in one sense, the intransitive verb sense wasn't used until 1656.

Verb

Inter: en-ver » b
  • Inter: intransitiv » e To stop marching.
    1. Inter: intransitiv » e To stop either temporarily or permanently.
    2. Inter: quote-book » year=1907|author=Category: w - :Robert W. Chambers|Robert Chambers


    |title=The Younger Set
    |chapter=1/2|url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL8127246W
    |passage=And it was while all were passionately intent upon the pleasing and snake-like progress of their uncle that a young girl in furs{{...peeped perfunctorily into the nurseryInter: .. » .and halted amazed.}}
    1. Inter: transitiv » e To bring to a stop.
    2. Inter: transitiv » e To cause to discontinue.
    3. : Inter: usex » The contract negotiations halted operations for at least a week.
      Translations
      Inter: trans-top » to stop either temporarily or permanently

  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|halti
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|pysähtyä, Inter: t- » fi|seisahtua
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|halter
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|anhalten, Inter: t+ » de|stoppen, Inter: t+ » de|rasten

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|停止する|tr=teishisuru, Inter: t- » ja|休止する|tr=kyūshisuru
    • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|stoppe, Inter: t- » no|bremse
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|parar


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to cause something to stop
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|haltigi
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|pysäyttää, Inter: t- » fi|seisauttaa
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|anhalten, Inter: t+ » de|stoppen, Inter: t+ » de|stocken
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|fermare


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|押し止める|tr=oshitodomeru, Inter: t+ » ja|さまたげる|tr=samatageru
  • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|stoppe
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|останавливать|n|tr=ostanávlivat’|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|parar

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to waver or be hesitant
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|anhalten, Inter: t+ » de|stoppen, Inter: t+ » de|stocken, Inter: t+ » de|zögern
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|ためらう|tr=tamerau


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|nøle, Inter: t- » no|avvente

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n
  • A cessation, either temporary or permanent.
    1. Inter: usex » The contract negotiations put a halt to operations.
    2. A minor railway station (usually unstaffed) in the United Kingdom.
    3. Inter: usex » The halt itself never achieved much importance, even with workers coming to and from the adjacent works.
      Translations
      Inter: trans-top » cessation

  • Armenian: Inter: t+ » hy|դադար|tr=dadar
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|halto
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|pysähtyminen, Inter: t- » fi|pysähdys (temporary); Inter: t+ » fi|loppu, Inter: t+ » fi|lopettaminen (permanent)

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Halt|m, Inter: t- » de|Blockierung|f, Inter: t+ » de|Pause


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » minor railway station
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|trajnhaltejo
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|seisake


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Halteplatz|m, Inter: t+ » de|Haltestelle|f
  • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|apeadeiro

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Etymology 2

    Inter: etyl » ang Inter: term » healt (verb Inter: term » healtian), from Inter: etyl » gem-pro|en Inter: recons » haltaz|lang=gem-pro. Cognate with Danish Inter: term » halt|lang=da, Swedish Inter: term » halt|lang=sv.

    Adjective

    Inter: en-ad » j
  • Inter: archai » c Lame, limping.
    1. 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Mark IX:
    2. : It is better for the to goo halt into lyfe, then with ij. fete to be cast into hell ....

      Verb

      Inter: en-ver » b


  • To limp.
  • 1610, Category: s - :The Tempest|The Tempest, by Category: w - :William Shakespeare|Shakespeare, act 4 scene 1
  • : Do not smile at me that I boast her off,
  • : For thou shalt find she will outstrip all praise,
  • : And make it halt behind her.
  • To waver.
  • To falter.
    Translations
    Inter: trans-top » to limp
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|lami

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|хромать|n|tr=xromátʼ|sc=Cyrl


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: date » d Lameness; a limp.

    Anagrams

    * lath

  • Category: Category:English ergative verbs -
    Category: Category:en:Gaits -

    Anglo-Norman

    Adjective

    Inter: head » xno|adjective|g=m|feminine|halte
  • high; elevated

    Adverb

    Inter: head » xno|adverb

  • loud; loudly

    Derived terms

    * haltement

  • Danish

    Adjective

    halt
  • lame

  • Category: Category:Danish adjectives -

    German

    Etymology 1

    From Inter: term » halten|lang=de

    Interjection

    Inter: head » de|interjection|head=halt!
  • stop!, wait!

    Etymology 2

    Adverb

    Inter: de-ad » v

  • Inter: colloquial » lang=de just; indicating that a thing cannot be changed
    1. : "Dann müssen wir halt härter arbeiten." (Then we’ll just have to work harder.)


    Category: Category:German modal particles -

    Hungarian

    Etymology

    Inter: hu-participle » hal|t

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /ˈhɒlt/|lang=hu

    Verb

    halt
  • died

  • Irish

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » lang=ga|hal̪ˠt̪ˠ

    Noun

    Inter: head » ga|mutated noun|g=m
  • Inter: mutation of » alt|lang=ga

  • Translation: de » halt
    Translation: et » halt
    Translation: fa » halt
    Translation: fr » halt
    Translation: ko » halt
    Translation: io » halt
    Translation: it » halt
    Translation: kn » halt
    Translation: ku » halt
    Translation: lo » halt
    Translation: li » halt
    Translation: hu » halt
    Translation: mg » halt
    Translation: ml » halt
    Translation: my » halt
    Translation: nl » halt
    Translation: ja » halt
    Translation: pl » halt
    Translation: ru » halt
    Category: simple:halt -
    Translation: fi » halt
    Translation: sv » halt
    Translation: ta » halt
    Translation: te » halt
    Translation: tr » halt
    Translation: vi » halt
    Translation: zh » halt

    Halt at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » halt

    German

    Etymology

    From the verb halten

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /halt/|lang=de
  • Inter: audio » De-at-Halt.ogg|Audio (Austria)

    Noun

    Inter: de-noun » m|Halts|gen2=Haltes|Halte

  • hold
    1. support
    2. halt, stop

      Derived terms

      *haltlos

  • haltmachen

  • Translation: cs » Halt
    Translation: de » Halt
    Translation: ko » Halt
    Translation: io » Halt
    Translation: mg » Halt
    Translation: pl » Halt
    Translation: ru » Halt
    Translation: zh » Halt

    hält at English (WD) Of Explained:

    ==German==

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: rhymes » ɛlt|lang=de

    Verb

    Inter: head » de
  • Inter: de-verb form of » halten|3|s|g

  • Translation: de » hält
    Translation: ja » hält
    Translation: fi » hält
    Translation: zh » hält