Noun halter has 4 senses
  1. halter, hackamore - rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading
    --1 is a kind of headgear
    --1 is a part of harness
  2. hangman's rope, hangman's halter, halter, hemp, hempen necktie - a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
    --2 is a kind of rope
    --2 is a part of
     gallows, gallows tree, gallows-tree, gibbet, gallous
    --2 has parts: noose, running noose, slip noose
    Derived form: verb halter1
  3. halter - a woman's top that fastens behind the back and neck leaving the back and arms uncovered
    --3 is a kind of
  4. halter, haltere, balancer - either of the club-like rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight
    --4 is a kind of wing
    --4 is a part of dipterous insect, two-winged insects, dipteran, dipteron
,Verb halter has 2 senses
  1. halter - hang with a halter
    --1 is one way to
    hang, string up
    Derived form: noun halter2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. hamper, halter, cramp, strangle - prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperilist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
    --2 is one way to restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something