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Definition of halt

"halt" in the noun sense

1. arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage

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"

2. stop, halt

the event of something ending

"it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"

3. freeze, halt

an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement

"a halt in the arms race"

"a nuclear freeze"

"halt" in the verb sense

1. halt, hold, arrest

cause to stop

"Halt the engines"

"Arrest the progress"

"halt the presses"

2. stop, halt

come to a halt, stop moving

"the car stopped"

"She stopped in front of a store window"

3. stop, halt, block, kibosh

stop from happening or developing

"Block his election"

"Halt the process"

4. stem, stanch, staunch, halt

stop the flow of a liquid

"staunch the blood flow"

"stem the tide"

"halt" in the adjective sense

1. crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game

disabled in the feet or legs

"a crippled soldier"

"a game leg"

Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)

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Quotations for halt

It is a true proverb that if you live with a lame man you will learn to halt. [ Plutarch ]

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halt in Scrabble®

The word halt is playable in Scrabble®, no blanks required.

Scrabble® Letter Score: 7

Highest Scoring Scrabble® Play In The Letters halt:

HALT
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All Scrabble® Plays For The Word halt

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halt in Words With Friends™

The word halt is playable in Words With Friends™, no blanks required.

Words With Friends™ Letter Score: 7

Highest Scoring Words With Friends™ Play In The Letters halt:

HALT
(39)
 

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The 86 Highest Scoring Words With Friends™ Plays Using The Letters In halt

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Words within the letters of halt

2 letter words in halt (5 words)

3 letter words in halt (1 word)

4 letter words in halt (1 word)

halt + 1 blank (6 words)

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Word Growth involving halt

Shorter words in halt

ha

Longer words containing halt

asphalt asphalted
asphalt asphaltene asphaltenes
asphalt asphalter asphalters
asphalt asphaltic
asphalt asphalting
asphalt asphaltite asphaltites
asphalt asphaltlike
asphalt asphalts
asphalt asphaltum asphaltums
halted asphalted
halter asphalter asphalters
halter haltered
halter haltering
halter halters asphalters
halting asphalting
halting haltingly
halting haltingness
haltless
halts asphalts
shalt