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Synonyms for stall
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This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term stall.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stall(noun)

    a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed

    Synonyms:
    kiosk, stalling, booth, cubicle, carrel, carrell, stand, sales booth

  2. booth, cubicle, stall, kiosk(noun)

    small area set off by walls for special use

    Synonyms:
    stalling, sales booth, cubicle, booth, cell, carrel, carrell, stand, kiosk

  3. stall, stand, sales booth(noun)

    a booth where articles are displayed for sale

    Synonyms:
    carrel, tie-up, sales booth, stand, viewpoint, rack, kiosk, base, carrell, booth, outdoor stage, point of view, stalling, bandstand, pedestal, cubicle, standpoint, standstill

  4. stall(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    kiosk, stalling, booth, cubicle, carrel, carrell, stand, sales booth

  5. stall(noun)

    seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater

    Synonyms:
    kiosk, stalling, booth, cubicle, carrel, carrell, stand, sales booth

  6. carrel, carrell, cubicle, stall(noun)

    small individual study area in a library

    Synonyms:
    stalling, sales booth, cubicle, booth, cell, carrel, carrell, stand, kiosk

  7. stall, stalling(verb)

    a tactic used to mislead or delay

    Synonyms:
    kiosk, stalling, booth, cubicle, carrel, carrell, stand, sales booth

  8. 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"

    Synonyms:
    drag one's heels, dillydally, conk, drag one's feet, procrastinate, dilly-dally, shillyshally

  9. stall, conk(verb)

    come to a stop

    "The car stalled in the driveway"

    Synonyms:
    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

  10. stall(verb)

    deliberately delay an event or action

    "she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling"

    Synonyms:
    conk, drag one's heels, dilly-dally, drag one's feet, shillyshally, procrastinate, dillydally

  11. stall(verb)

    put into, or keep in, a stall

    "Stall the horse"

    Synonyms:
    conk, drag one's heels, dilly-dally, drag one's feet, shillyshally, procrastinate, dillydally

  12. stall(verb)

    experience a stall in flight, of airplanes

    Synonyms:
    conk, drag one's heels, dilly-dally, drag one's feet, shillyshally, procrastinate, dillydally

  13. stall(verb)

    cause an airplane to go into a stall

    Synonyms:
    conk, drag one's heels, dilly-dally, drag one's feet, shillyshally, procrastinate, dillydally

  14. stall(verb)

    cause an engine to stop

    "The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car"

    Synonyms:
    conk, drag one's heels, dilly-dally, drag one's feet, shillyshally, procrastinate, dillydally

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stall(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stable

  2. stall(n.)

    Synonyms:
    compartment (as in a stable), cell, recess

  3. stall(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stand (where things are sold), shop, booth

  4. stall(n.)

    Synonyms:
    seat (for a dignitary in the choir of a church)

  5. stall(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    put in a stable, keep in a stable

  6. stall(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    set fast (as in mire), fix in a slough

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stall(n)

    Synonyms:
    stable, booth, stand, seat

    Associated words:
    manger, stanchion

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stall":

    stalls, dropout, pitch, fixed-pitch

How to pronounce stall?

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Alex
US English
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Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say stall in sign language?

  1. stall

How to use stall in a sentence?

  1. Matthew Horton:

    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.

  2. Erin Hohlfelder:

    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.

  3. Bill Gross:

    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.

  4. Marlo Thomas:

    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.

  5. Liu Shengjun:

    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

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • gå i ståDanish
  • Stand, Bude, Überziehen, Stall, Kabine, Duschkabine, StrömungsabrissGerman
  • κιόσκι μικροπωλητήGreek
  • barrena, puesto, entrar en pérdidaSpanish
  • آخورPersian
  • 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
  • ბაგაGeorgian
  • 정체되다Korean
  • whakamārariMāori
  • партерMacedonian
  • cabine, afslaan, stallen, overtrekkenDutch
  • stallNorwegian
  • boxe, estande, platéia, baia, banca, box, audiência, estol, estolarPortuguese
  • staulRomanian
  • палатка, киоск, душевая кабинка, партер, стойло, ларёк, кабинка, сваливание, глохнуть, сваливаться с потока, останавливаться, сваливатьсяRussian
  • bås, stånd, parkettplats, spilta, uppehållaSwedish
  • kibanda, vibandaSwahili
  • แผงลอยThai
  • 摊子Chinese

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