Nouns (12)

halt, freeze
n. an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze"
halt, stop
n. the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"
stoppage, stop, stay, hitch, halt, check, arrest
n. the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
halt
n. a pace in dressage : horse should stand attentive, still and straight

Verbs (2)

halt, stop
v. come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"

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Fuzzynyms (34)

deferral, deferment, postponement
n. act of putting off to a future time
surcease, cessation
n. a stopping; "a cessation of the thunder"
custody, hold, detainment, detention
n. a state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"
respite, reprieve
n. a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
rest, remain, stay
v. stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
cease, terminate, finish, stop, end
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
hold on, stop
v. stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"
shout out, vociferate
v. utter in a very loud voice; "They vociferated their demands"
congregate
v. come together, usually for a purpose; "The crowds congregated in front of the Vatican on Christmas Eve"
kibosh, block, halt, stop
v. stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
lay off, give up, quit, cease, stop, discontinue
v. put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"

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Antonyms (3)

get going, go, start
v. begin or set in motion; "I start at eight in the morning"; "Ready, set, go!"

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