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Synonyms for stall

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stall, stalling(noun)

    a tactic used to mislead or delay

    appalling, dismaying


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

    small area set off by walls for special use

    gaining control, seizure

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

    small individual study area in a library

    sculptor, tender, ship's boat, cutting tool, pinnace, statue maker, woodcarver, cutter, stonecutter, sculpturer, cutlery, carver

  4. 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

    fresh, uncorrupted, incorrupt, antiseptic, perfect, unspoiled, incorruptible

  5. stall(noun)

    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

    uncorrupted, perfect, incorruptible, unspoiled, incorrupt, antiseptic, fresh

  6. stall(noun)

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

    for sale, purchasable, venal, bribable, dishonest, corruptible, dishonorable


  7. 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"

  8. stall(verb)

    deliberately delay an event or action

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

  9. stall, conk(verb)

    come to a stop

    "The car stalled in the driveway"

    shop girl

  10. stall(verb)

    cause an engine to stop

    "The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car"

    memory, stock, workshop, storehouse, store, entrepot, fund, shop, shop class, computer memory, computer storage, memory board, depot, storage

  11. stall(verb)

    cause an airplane to go into a stall

    shop, store, workshop, shop class

  12. stall(verb)

    experience a stall in flight, of airplanes

    workshop, shop, store, shop class

  13. stall(verb)

    put into, or keep in, a stall

    "Stall the horse"

  14. 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"

    whirl, twist, twisting, tailspin, twirl

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stall(n.)


  2. stall(n.)

    compartment (as in a stable), cell, recess

  3. stall(n.)

    stand (where things are sold), shop, booth

  4. stall(n.)

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

  5. stall(v. a.)

    put in a stable, keep in a stable

  6. stall(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stall(n)

    stable, booth, stand, seat

    Associated words:
    manger, stanchion

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stall":

    stalls, dropout, pitch, fixed-pitch

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How to use stall in a sentence?

  1. Jineth Bedoya:

    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.

  2. Rob Allen:

    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.

  3. Prince Ali:

    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.

  4. Belen Aldecosea:

    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.

  5. Montgomery County Police:

    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.

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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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