come to a stop/halt

Definition of come to a stop/halt

:to no longer move or happen
  • The bus came to a stop.
  • The project suddenly came to a halt.

Word by Word Definitions

stop play
  1. : to close by filling or obstructing

  2. : to hinder or prevent the passage of

  3. : to get in the way of : be wounded or killed by

  1. : cessation, end

  2. : a pause or breaking off in speech

  3. : a graduated set of organ pipes of similar design and tone quality

  1. : serving to stop : designed to stop

halt play
  1. : having a manner of walking that is impaired by a limp : lame

  1. : to walk or proceed lamely : limp

  2. : to be in a state of uncertainty or doubt between alternate courses or choices : waver

  3. : to display weakness or imperfection : falter

  1. : stop

  1. : to cease marching or journeying

  2. : discontinue, terminate

  3. : to bring to a stop


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