Definition of call a halt to
- The chairman called a halt to the discussion.
: to speak in a loud distinct voice so as to be heard at a distance : shout
: to make a request or demand
: to utter a characteristic note or cry
: an act of calling with the voice : shout
: an imitation of the cry of a bird or other animal made to attract it
: an instrument used for calling
: to cease marching or journeying
: discontinue, terminate
: to bring to a stop
: to walk or proceed lamely : limp
: to be in a state of uncertainty or doubt between alternate courses or choices : waver
: to display weakness or imperfection : falter
: having a manner of walking that is impaired by a limp : lame
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