Thesaurus / halt
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
A petition that garnered more than 1,800 signatures overnight also sought to halt her deportation.
A WOMAN IN ICE DETENTION SAYS HER FALLOPIAN TUBE WAS REMOVED WITHOUT HER CONSENTNICOLE NAREASEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
“The FAA should immediately halt the recertification process for the 737 Max in light of this report,” said Michael Stumo, father of Samya Stumo.
BOEING CRASHES WERE THE “HORRIFIC CULMINATION” OF MULTIPLE MISTAKES, HOUSE REPORT SAYSKDUNN6SEPTEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
If the court were to find against the insurers, they could be forced to re-examine thousands of claims filed by firms holding business interruption and other policies that offered protection against unexpected halts to operations.
GOT INTERRUPTION INSURANCE? THESE COMPANIES FOUND IT’S USELESS IN THE AGE OF COVID-19BERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
This hovering is more commonly known as “stalling,” and occurs when a hurricane more or less grinds to a halt.
SLOW, MEANDERING HURRICANES ARE OFTEN MORE DANGEROUS—AND THEY’RE GETTING MORE COMMONGRETA MORANSEPTEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
The company said in two statements yesterday that people involved with the trial had voluntarily halted its progress to fully investigate the single patient’s adverse reaction.
ASTRAZENECA JUST PAUSED ITS COVID-19 VACCINE TRIAL, AND THAT’S A GOOD THINGCLAIRE MALDARELLISEPTEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
“The Batman” was one of the biggest productions to resume after Covid-19 brought the industry to a halt in March.
‘BATMAN’ MOVIE STARRING ROBERT PATTINSON HALTS FILMING OVER CORONAVIRUS CASERADMARYASEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
Hundreds of scientific investigations relying on this data could come to a halt, delaying some discoveries for several generations.
SATELLITE MEGA-CONSTELLATIONS RISK RUINING ASTRONOMY FOREVERNEEL PATELSEPTEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
WORDS RELATED TO HALT
- avoid the issue
- beat around the bush
- drag one's feet
- hold off
- not move
- play for time
- put off
- shut down
- slow down
- stand off
- stand still
- take one's time
- defend against
- head off
- hold back
- hold off
- keep lid on
- nip in the bud
- put a stop to
- put an end to
- rule out
- shut out
- stave off
- turn aside
- ward off
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