Synonyms for halter

Synonyms for (noun) halter

Synonyms: balancer, halter, haltere

Definition: either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight

Similar words: wing

Definition: a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)

Synonyms: halter

Definition: a woman's top that fastens behind the back and neck leaving the back and arms uncovered

Similar words: top

Definition: a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips

Usage: he stared as she buttoned her top

Synonyms: hackamore, halter

Definition: rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading

Similar words: headgear

Definition: stable gear consisting of any part of a harness that fits about the horse's head

Synonyms: halter, hangman's halter, hangman's rope, hemp, hempen necktie

Definition: a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging

Similar words: rope

Definition: a strong line

Synonyms for (verb) halter

Synonyms: halter, hamper, strangle, cramp

Definition: prevent the progress or free movement of

Usage: He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather; the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries

Similar words: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle

Definition: place limits on (extent or access)

Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

Synonyms: halter

Definition: hang with a halter

Similar words: hang, string up

Definition: kill by hanging

Usage: The murderer was hanged on Friday

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