English - Vietnamese Dictionary
halt /hɔ:lt/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự tạm nghỉ, sự tạm dừng lại (trong lúc đang đi...)
- to come to a halt: tạm dừng lại
- to call a halt: ra lệnh ngừng lại
- ngoại động từ
- cho dừng lại; bắt dừng lại
- danh từ
- (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) sự đi khập khiễng, sự đi tập tễnh
- nội động từ
- (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) đi khập khiễng, đi tập tễnh
- ngập ngừng, lưỡng lự, do dự
- to halt between two opinions: lưỡng lự giữa hai ý kiến
- què quặt, không chỉnh (lý luận, của thơ...)
- tính từ
- (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) què, khập khểnh, tập tễnh
+the state of inactivity following an interruption
+the event of something ending
+an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement
+cause to stop
+come to a halt, stop moving
+stop from happening or developing
+stop the flow of a liquid
+disabled in the feet or legs
Advanced English Dictionary
1 stop, standstill, end, termination, close, stoppage, cessation:
We must call a halt to absenteeism in the factory.
2 stop, quit, end, terminate, cease, check, curb, stem, discontinue, desist, bring or come or draw to an end or close, put an end or stop to, conclude, shut or close down or up:
We halted when we came to the river. The guerrillas halted the armoured column at the pass.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
to stop; to make sb/sth stop: [V] She walked towards him and then halted. + 'Halt!' the Major ordered (= used as a command to soldiers). + [VN] The police were halting traffic on the parade route. + The trial was halted after the first week.
Idioms see TRACK n.
1 [sing.] an act of stopping the movement or progress of sb/sth: Work came to a halt when the machine broke down. + The thought brought her to an abrupt halt. + The car skidded to a halt. + Strikes have led to a halt in production. + They decided it was time to call a halt to the project (= stop it officially).
2 [C] (BrE) a small railway station in the country that has a platform but no buildings
Idioms see GRIND v.
The bus came to an abrupt halt outside the school.
| grinding, shuddering
The strike brought the capital city to a grinding halt.
| temporary | immediate
VERB + HALT
come to, draw to, grind to, jolt to, lurch to, scream to, screech to, shudder to, skid to, slide to, slither to
The economy seems to be grinding to a halt. The car skidded to a halt just inches from the river.
| bring sth to
Production was brought to a temporary halt when power supplies failed.
Scientists have decided to call a halt to the tests.
| call for, demand
a halt in nuclear testing
| ~ to
The protesters are calling for a halt to the export of live animals.
Random quote: The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.: Booker WashingtonLatest queries: socialization, intertribal, shave, firsthand, rife, alienate, stand, neigh, sculpted, tofu, unseasoned, october, indifferent, exclusionary, confessions, propaganda, sensual, deceiver, destination, halt,