Definition Of halts


a suspension of movement or activity, typically a temporary one.

a halt in production

bring or come to an abrupt stop.

there is growing pressure to halt the bloodshed

walk with a limp.

he halted slightly in his walk

Example Of halts

  • "Right, left, right, left, right, left, halt ." "About face." "Forward march."

  • a halt in production

  • a bus screeched to a halt

  • A last-ditch bid to halt new charges being brought in for a car park at Holland-on-Sea has been thrown out.

  • A police spokesman said on arrival in Valencia heavily-armed soldiers and police officers surrounded the area, bringing work at the quarries to a halt .

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