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halt /hɔːlt $ hɒːlt/ noun
halt verb


متوقف کردن ، متوقف ، درنگ ، سکته ، ایست کردن ، مکث کردن ، لنگیدن ، کامپیوتر: متوقف شدن ، علوم نظامی: راحت باش کردن ، علوم دریایی: ایست
الکترونیک: توقف ، متوقف کردن ، متوقف شدن ، کامپیوتر: ایست ، علوم دریایی: ایست ، توقف ، متوقف ، راحت باش کردن ، علوم نظامی: ایست ، مکث ، درنگ ، سکته ، ایست کردن ، مکث کردن ، لنگیدن

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

halt
[verb]
Synonyms:
- stop, break off, cease, come to an end, desist, rest, stand still, wait
- end, block, bring to an end, check, curb, cut short, nip in the bud, terminate
[noun]
Synonyms:
- stop, close, end, pause, standstill, stoppage
Antonyms: proceed

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. halt1 /hɔːlt $ hɒːlt/ noun
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: German]

1. [singular] a stop or pause:
Heavy snowfalls brought traffic to a halt (=made it stop moving).
The World Championship was brought to a temporary halt (=was stopped from continuing).
come/grind/screech etc to a halt (=stop moving or continuing)
The whole peace process seems to have ground to a halt.
The car skidded to a halt.
The President has called for a halt to the wave of emigration.

2. call a halt (to something) to stop an activity from continuing:
I urge those responsible to call a halt to the violence.

3. [countable] British English a place in the countryside where a train stops to let passengers get off, but where there is no station

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. halt2 verb

1. [transitive] to prevent someone or something from continuing – used especially in news reports Synonym : stop:
The government has failed to halt economic decline.
Safety concerns have led them to halt work on the dam.

REGISTER
Halt is mainly used in journalism. In everyday English, people usually say stop:
They had to stop the building work.

2. [intransitive] to stop moving:
The parade halted by a busy corner.

3. halt! used as a military order to tell someone to stop moving or soldiers to stop marching:
Company halt!
Halt! Who goes there?

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

halt
noun
ADJ. abrupt, sudden The bus came to an abrupt halt outside the school.
grinding, shuddering The strike brought the capital city to a grinding halt.
temporary | immediate
VERB + HALT come to, draw to, grind to, jolt to, lurch to, scream to, screech to, shudder to, skid to, slide to, slither to The economy seems to be grinding to a halt. The car skidded to a halt just inches from the river.
bring sth to Production was brought to a temporary halt when power supplies failed.
call Scientists have decided to call a halt to the tests.
call for, demand
PREP. ~ in a halt in nuclear testing
~ to The protesters are calling for a halt to the export of live animals.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

halt
verb
ADV. virtually | effectively The strike effectively halted production at the factory.
abruptly All these ideas for expansion were abruptly halted by the outbreak of war.
briefly, temporarily | finally
VERB + HALT try to | threaten to | fail to failing to halt the destruction of the rainforest
PHRASES halt in your tracks A sudden shout made them halt in their tracks and look round.
halt sth in its tracks The development programme has been halted in its tracks by this intervention.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

halt

bring something to a halt (=make something or someone stop moving)
Paris was brought to a halt by striking transport workers.
something/somebody comes to a halt (=something or someone stops moving)
In front of them, the truck gradually slowed down and came to a halt.
something grinds to a halt (=something stops very slowly – used for emphasis)
Just ahead, he could see traffic grinding to a halt.
something screeches/shudders/skids/jolts to a halt (=a vehicle stops very quickly and noisily – used for emphasis)
The car skidded to a halt and three men jumped out.
something draws to a halt (=a vehicle slows down and stops)
As the train drew to a halt, people started to get off.
call for a halt to something (=publicly ask for something to stop)
The government has called for a halt to the violence.
order a halt to something (=officially say that something must stop)
Judge Marquez ordered a halt to logging on Indian lands.
demand a halt to something (=firmly ask for something to stop)
Irish farmers demanded a halt to imports of British cattle.
put a halt to something (=stop something suddenly)
The news put a halt to our celebrations.
an abrupt halt (=one that is sudden and unexpected)
His career came to an abrupt halt when he was seriously injured in a road accident.
a sudden halt
My happiness was brought to a sudden halt by the death of my father.
a premature halt (=one that is sooner than expected)
Bad weather brought the game to a premature halt.
a temporary halt
The game was brought to a temporary halt when the floodlights failed.
an immediate halt
The government called for an immediate halt to the fighting.
a complete halt
Wendy had slowed down, almost to a complete halt.
a grinding halt (=one that happens slowly – used for emphasis)
One accident can bring the whole road system to a grinding halt.
a shuddering halt (=one in which a vehicle shakes noisily as it stops moving)
He slammed his foot on the brake pedal, bringing the truck to a shuddering halt.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

halt
noun
BAD: Don't stand up until the bus gets to a halt.
GOOD: Don't stand up until the bus comes to a halt.

Usage Note:
come to a halt (NOT get ): 'The car that we'd been following came to a sudden halt outside the bank.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

halt
̈ɪhɔ:lt
See: call a halt , grind to a halt

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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