Translation of "halt" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /hɒlt/ us /hɔlt/

the action of stopping something from moving or happening

parada, interrupción
The car came to a halt.
verb /hɒlt/ us /hɔlt/ formal

to stop or make something stop

Work on the project was halted immediately.

(Translation of “halt” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /hoːlt/

to (cause to) stop walking, marching, running etc

parar, detener
The driver halted the train
The train halted at the signals.
call a halt (to)

to stop; to put an end (to)

poner fin a
It’s time to call a halt to these stupid arguments.

(Translation of “halt” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)