STOP vs HALT: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: stop or halt

How to spell stop?

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stopverb

put an end to a state or an activity

stopnoun

an obstruction in a pipe or tube

stopnoun

the act of stopping something

stopverb

prevent completion

stopnoun

the state of inactivity following an interruption

stopverb

stop from happening or developing

stopverb

render unsuitable for passage

stopnoun

a restraint that checks the motion of something

stopverb

have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

stopverb

stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments

stopverb

interrupt a trip

stopverb

seize on its way

stopnoun

a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens

stopnoun

a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it

stopverb

come to a halt, stop moving

stopnoun

the event of something ending

stopnoun

a brief stay in the course of a journey

stopnoun

a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

stopverb

hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of

stopnoun

a spot where something halts or pauses

stopverb

cause to stop

stopnoun

(music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes

haltnoun

an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement

haltnoun

the state of inactivity following an interruption

haltverb

cause to stop

haltverb

stop from happening or developing

haltverb

stop the flow of a liquid

haltverb

come to a halt, stop moving

haltnoun

the event of something ending

haltadjective

disabled in the feet or legs

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