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Halt meaning

halt - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. stop the flow of a liquid; " staunch the blood flow"; " them the tide"
  2. 2. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Hold, contraction for holdeth.
  3. 3. A stop in marching or walking, or in any action; arrest of progress.
  4. 4. To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to hesitate; to be uncertain.
  5. 5. To cause to cease marching; to stop; as, the general halted his troops for refreshment.
  6. 6. Halting or stopping in walking; lame.
  7. 7. The act of limping; lameness.
  8. 8. To walk lamely; to limp.
  9. 9. To have an irregular rhythm; to be defective.
  10. 10. A stop; limping.
  11. 11. To stop; limp; hesitate.

halt - examples of usage

  1. They halt at the public, and are noticed to enjoy good living there, nor are they asked for their score. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. But it was such fun to sit up there in the tree and watch all of you halt so suddenly." - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  3. Halt was called that afternoon, the sun still in the sky. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
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