Definition of halts

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • halts is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 8
  • halts is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 8
  • halts is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of halts


  • an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement (noun)

    Examples

    1. a halt in the arms race

    Synonyms

    1. freeze
  • the state of inactivity following an interruption (noun)

    Examples

    1. during the halt he got some lunch

    Synonyms

    1. arrest
    2. check
    3. hitch
    4. stay
    5. stop
    6. stoppage
  • cause to stop (verb)

    Examples

    1. halt the presses

    Synonyms

    1. arrest
    2. hold
  • stop from happening or developing (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. block
    2. kibosh
    3. stop
  • stop the flow of a liquid (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. stanch
    2. staunch
    3. stem
  • come to a halt, stop moving (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. stop
  • the event of something ending (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. stop
  • disabled in the feet or legs (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. crippled
    2. game
    3. gimpy
    4. halting
    5. lame

See definition of halts in Merriam Webster

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