Synonyms for Halt:
n.interfere with, shut off, cut into, squeeze out, stamp out, kill off, suppress. interval, intermission, cooling-off period, recess, interlude. come to rest, come to a stop, pull to a stop/halt, not move a muscle, come to a full stop. •cessation (noun)
hiatus, abandonment, discontinuance, termination, standstill, cessation, stoppage, interruption, closure, ending.
expiration, finale, finis, closing, windup, demise, death, terminal, accomplishment, culmination, conclusion, completion.
•end, stoppage (noun)
break, arrest, standstill, freeze, pause, stop, termination, close, interruption.
discontinuation, standstill, kibosh.
expire, conclude, accomplish, complete, exit, die, pass away, pass on, finalize, finish, decease, wrap up, cap, checkmate.
wait, falter, balk, hesitate, recoil, delay, shrink.
•hesitate, stutter (verb)
annapolis, double time, recess, discontinuation, boot camp, intermission. cut off, inspection, interlude, cooling-off period. inspect, attention. interval, drill. exercise. •cease
Usage examples for halt
Until that road was in his possession Jackson was determined to call no halt – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
The Emperor gave orders to halt and, as soon as the door was opened, held out his hand to Prince Eugene, saying in the most affectionate manner: " Come, get up with us, my fine prince; we will enter together." – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton