Meaning : The state of inactivity following an interruption.
The negotiations were in arrest.
Held them in check.
During the halt he got some lunch.
The momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow.
He spent the entire stop in his seat.
Meaning : The event of something ending.
It came to a stop at the bottom of the hill.
Synonyms : stop
Meaning : An interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement.
A halt in the arms race.
A nuclear freeze.
Synonyms : freeze