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?
What we're not prepared to do is wait months and months while the administration plays a game of 'rope a dope' in an effort to try to stall. We're not willing to go down that road.
This appears to be nothing more than another stall tactic designed to delay the political consequences of President Trump's emergency declaration.
At the moment I work at a street stall selling household items. My family is big, we can't guarantee getting essential supplies, and things are getting worse because of the cost of living.
Development projects mysteriously stall; tournament hosting bids are suddenly compromised or withdrawn; national teams start to mysteriously face less favorable fixtures or and even referees.
It's a violent breeder of resentment, the problem usually is that people don't have the mechanism to deal with conflict. So the conflict goes unaddressed and things stall or implode because problems aren't being solved.
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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