Synonyms of halting


1. halt, hold, arrest, stop

usage: cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses"

2. stop, halt

usage: come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"

3. stop, halt, block, kibosh, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid

usage: stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"

4. stem, stanch, staunch, halt, check

usage: stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide"


1. crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game, unfit (vs. fit)

usage: disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"

2. halting, broken (vs. unbroken)

usage: fragmentary or halting from emotional strain; "uttered a few halting words of sorrow"

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Definition and meaning of halting (Dictionary)