Synonyms of stall
- 1. stall, compartment
- usage: a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
- 2. booth, cubicle, stall, kiosk, closet
- usage: small area set off by walls for special use
- 3. stall, stand, sales booth, booth
- usage: a booth where articles are displayed for sale
- 4. stall, malfunction
- usage: a malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge; "the plane went into a stall and I couldn't control it"
- 5. stall, seating, seats, seating room, seating area
- usage: seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
- 6. carrel, carrell, cubicle, stall, alcove, bay
- usage: small individual study area in a library
- 7. stall, stalling, obstruction
- usage: a tactic used to mislead or delay
- 1. procrastinate, stall, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally, dilly-dally, dillydally, delay
- usage: postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"
- 2. stall, conk, stop, halt
- usage: come to a stop; "The car stalled in the driveway"
- 3. stall, delay, detain, hold up
- usage: deliberately delay an event or action; "she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling"
- 4. stall, shelter
- usage: put into, or keep in, a stall; "Stall the horse"
- 5. stall, stop, halt
- usage: experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
- 6. stall, stop
- usage: cause an airplane to go into a stall
- 7. stall, stop
- usage: cause an engine to stop; "The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car"
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Definition and meaning of stall (Dictionary)