a tactic used to mislead or delay
booth, cubicle, stall, kiosk(noun)
small area set off by walls for special use
carrel, carrell, cubicle, stall(noun)
small individual study area in a library
stall, stand, sales booth(noun)
a booth where articles are displayed for sale
subvert, bring down, mislead, overthrow, alloy, misguide, twist, impair, misaddress, abuse, deflower, demoralise, cloud, misdirect, weaken, get down, debase, counteract, demoralize, sully, convolute, vitiate, profane, deject, lead astray, defile, desecrate, sophisticate, sabotage, load, countermine, mar, taint, overturn, stretch, invalidate, deprave, adulterate, dilute, twist around, undermine, buy, violate, grease one's palms, outrage, cast down, void, dispirit, depress, bribe, misuse, pervert, dismay, debauch, spoil, corrupt
a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
pamper, subvert, violate, frustrate, scotch, botch, foil, baby, itch, bungle, go bad, deflower, muck up, impair, mishandle, bumble, plunder, demoralise, botch up, cloud, misdirect, blow, debase, screw up, pervert, demoralize, sully, bilk, fumble, flub, rape, profane, featherbed, ball up, defile, bollocks, baffle, bobble, mess up, taint, vitiate, thwart, deprave, bollocks up, mar, indulge, spoil, muff, buy, despoil, louse up, grease one's palms, cocker, foul up, cross, fluff, mollycoddle, bribe, coddle, bollix up, debauch, cosset, bollix, corrupt, bodge
seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
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"
deliberately delay an event or action
"she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling"
come to a stop
"The car stalled in the driveway"
cause an engine to stop
"The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car"
cause an airplane to go into a stall
experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
put into, or keep in, a stall
"Stall the horse"
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"
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seat (for a dignitary in the choir of a church)
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How to use stall in a sentence?
I'm grateful for the actions being taken today, but it should've happen years ago, el Panadero's testimony taken more than 15 years ago, his version of the story, which is completely false, was endorsed by a prosecutor (with the Colombian attorney general's office) and that allowed for the process to stall and the case to remain in impunity.
I'm not willing to stall the payments just to be hit over the head with them all at once in 90 days, don't say,' we'll delay it,' then,' oh by the way, you owe us thousands of dollars.' That's no use.
Development projects mysteriously stall; tournament hosting bids are suddenly compromised or withdrawn; national teams start to mysteriously face less favorable fixtures or and even referees.
She was scared. I was scared. It was horrifying trying to put her in the toilet, i was emotional. I was crying. I sat there for a good 10 minutes crying in the stall.
The victim was walking in a school hallway when she met two male students, identified as Montano and Sanchez. Montano asked the victim to walk with him and Sanchez. Montano asked the victim to engage in sexual intercourse. She refused, montano asked the victim again and then forced her into a boy’s bathroom and then into a stall. Montano and Sanchez both raped the victim inside the bathroom stall.
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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