- (archaic) Lame, limping.
- A minor railway station (usually unstaffed) in the United Kingdom.
"The halt itself never achieved much importance, even with workers coming to and from the adjacent works."
- A cessation, either temporary or permanent.
"The contract negotiations put a halt to operations."
- (dated) Lameness; a limp.
- To waver.
- (intransitive) To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; hesitate; be uncertain; linger; delay; mammer.
- (intransitive) To stop either temporarily or permanently.
- To limp.
- (intransitive) To limp; move with a limping gait.
- (intransitive) To stop marching.
- (transitive) To cause to discontinue.
"The contract negotiations halted operations for at least a week."
- To falter.
- (intransitive) To be lame, faulty, or defective, as in connection with ideas, or in measure, or in versification.
- (transitive) To bring to a stop.