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Definition of Halt

Halt

  1. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Hold, contraction for holdeth.
  2. A stop in marching or walking, or in any action; arrest of progress.
  3. To hold one's self from proceeding; to hold up; to cease progress; to stop for a longer or shorter period; to come to a stop; to stand still.
  4. To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to hesitate; to be uncertain.
  5. To cause to cease marching; to stop; as, the general halted his troops for refreshment.
  6. Halting or stopping in walking; lame.
  7. The act of limping; lameness.
  8. To walk lamely; to limp.
  9. To have an irregular rhythm; to be defective.

Halt Quotations

Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.
Khalil Gibran

To follow, without halt, one aim: that's the secret of success.
Anna Pavlova

I used to think that nails-down-a-chalkboard was the worst sound in the world. Then I moved on to people-eating-cereal-on-the-phone. But only this week did I stumble across the rightful winner: it's the sound of a baggage carousel coming to a grinding halt, having reunited every passenger on your flight with their luggage, except for you.
Sloane Crosley

If every woman who's had an abortion took tomorrow off in protest, America would grind to a halt. And that would be symbolic: because women grind to a halt if they are not in control of their fertility.
Caitlin Moran

Quit thinking that you must halt before the barrier of inner negativity. You need not. You can crash through... whatever we see a negative state, that is where we can destroy it.
Vernon Howard
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Halt Translations

halt in Afrikaans is gaan staan, keer, stop, stilhou
halt in Danish is stoppe, standse
halt in Dutch is afslaan, halthouden, blijven staan
halt in German is Halt, halten, Halt
halt in Italian is fermarsi, alt, durare
halt in Latin is subsisto, claudeo, confuto
halt in Norwegian is stopp, stoppe
halt in Portuguese is parar, parada
halt in Swedish is stanna, halt, tveka, anhalt, rast