What does the word halt mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To limp; falter; hesitate.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To stop.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The act of limping; lameness.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A complete stop, as of marching troops.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Limping; lame.

Usage examples for halt

  1. And here the chief called a halt. – Stingaree by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  2. Not till he had engine trouble did the driver halt. – Across the Fruited Plain by Florence Crannell Means