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(noun, adj.sat, verb, adj.)


There are 9 meanings of the word Halt.

How to pronounce halt:


Halt - as a noun

The state of inactivity following an interruption

Example: "The negotiations were in arrest"

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The event of something ending

Example: "It came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"

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An interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement

Example: "A halt in the arms race"

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Halt - as an adjective satellite

Disabled in the feet or legs

Example: "A crippled soldier"

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Halt - as a verb

Cause to come to an abrupt stop

Example: "Halt the engines"

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Come to a halt, stop moving

Example: "The car stopped"

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Stop from happening or developing

Example: "Block his election"

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Stop the flow of a liquid

Example: "Staunch the blood flow"

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Halt - as an adjective

Lame, limping.

Example Sentences

"The train came to a sudden halt."
"The driver brought the car to a halt at the red light."
"The soldiers were ordered to a halt by their commander."
"The protesters marched until they reached a halt outside the government building."
"The music came to a halt as the power went out."
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Word Game Points

Is HALT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, halt is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

HALT has a SCRABBLE points total of 7.

Is HALT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, halt is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
HALT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 7.

Is HALT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, halt is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
HALT has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

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