a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
booth, cubicle, stall, kiosk(noun)
small area set off by walls for special use
stall, stand, sales booth(noun)
a booth where articles are displayed for sale
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"
seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
carrel, carrell, cubicle, stall(noun)
small individual study area in a library
a tactic used to mislead or delay
procrastinate, stall, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally, dilly-dally, dillydally(verb)
postpone doing what one should be doing
"He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"
come to a stop
"The car stalled in the driveway"
pass away, perish, choke, conk, croak, decease, snuff it, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, procrastinate, dillydally, drop dead, exit, shillyshally, buy the farm, pop off, faint, dilly-dally, die, give-up the ghost, pass, expire, drag one's heels, drag one's feet, pass out, go, swoon
deliberately delay an event or action
"she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling"
put into, or keep in, a stall
"Stall the horse"
experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
cause an airplane to go into a stall
cause an engine to stop
"The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car"
Dictionary of English Synonymes
seat (for a dignitary in the choir of a church)
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How to use stall in a sentence?
If found in this position, we advise people to remain calm and stall the person on the phone, try to contact the victim by phone or voice or social media, such as Snapchatting them to get in touch and make sure they're okay. It's also good to get some proof of life or a photograph or ask to talk to the person.
We've passed the tipping point in the AIDS fight at the global level, but not all countries are there yet, and the gains made can easily stall or unravel.
Capital gains and the expectations for future gains will become Giant Pandas – very rare and sort of inefficient at reproduction, i'm saying that developed and emerging economies are flying at stall speed and they've got to bump up nominal GDP growth rates or else. Cross your fingers.
Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and paper under the stall door.
Premier Li's words in Shandong were more of an improvisation, not an official report, what he didn't say but would naturally imply was that the street stall economy must be well regulated too.
Translations for stall
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- gå i ståDanish
- Stand, Bude, Überziehen, Stall, Kabine, Duschkabine, StrömungsabrissGerman
- κιόσκι μικροπωλητήGreek
- barrena, puesto, entrar en pérdidaSpanish
- pilttuu, kioski, sakkaus, koju, myyntikoju, suihkukaappi, permanto, viivytys, pysähtyä, viivyttää, seisahtua, sakataFinnish
- stalle, stand, cabine de douche, étal, parterre, décrochage, décrocherFrench
- buabhall, stàileScottish Gaelic
- կրպակ, տաղավարArmenian
- stalla, bancarella, platea, chiosco, cabinaItalian
- 厩舎, 出店, シャワー室, 失速, 馬小屋, 露店, 売店, ストールJapanese
- cabine, afslaan, stallen, overtrekkenDutch
- boxe, estande, platéia, baia, banca, box, audiência, estol, estolarPortuguese
- палатка, киоск, душевая кабинка, партер, стойло, ларёк, кабинка, сваливание, глохнуть, сваливаться с потока, останавливаться, сваливатьсяRussian
- bås, stånd, parkettplats, spilta, uppehållaSwedish
- kibanda, vibandaSwahili
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