halt

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Verb[change]

Plain form
halt

Third-person singular
halts

Past tense
halted

Past participle
halted

Present participle
halting

  1. (transitive) When someone halts something, they make it stop.
    The contract negotiations halted operations for at least a week.
  2. (intransitive) When something halts, it stops.
    I spilled my drink when the train suddenly halted.

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