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Synonyms for stall

Synonyms for (noun) stall

Synonyms: stall, stalling Definition: a tactic used to mislead or delay

Similar words: obstruction Definition: the act of obstructing Usage: obstruction of justice

Synonyms: booth, stall, kiosk, cubicle Definition: small area set off by walls for special use

Similar words: closet Definition: a small private room for study or prayer

Synonyms: carrel, carrell, cubicle, stall Definition: small individual study area in a library

Similar words: alcove, bay Definition: a small recess opening off a larger room

Synonyms: stall, stand, sales booth Definition: a booth where articles are displayed for sale

Similar words: booth Definition: a small shop at a fair; for selling goods or entertainment

Synonyms: stall Definition: a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed

Similar words: compartment Definition: a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area

Synonyms: stall Definition: seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater

Similar words: seating, seating area, seating room, seats Definition: an area that includes places where several people can sit Usage: there is seating for 40 students in this classroom

Synonyms: stall Definition: a malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge Usage: the plane went into a stall and I couldn't control it

Similar words: malfunction Definition: a failure to function normally

Synonyms for (verb) stall

Synonyms: stall Definition: deliberately delay an event or action Usage: she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling

Similar words: delay, detain, hold up Definition: cause to be slowed down or delayed Usage: Traffic was delayed by the bad weather; she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform

Synonyms: stall, conk Definition: come to a stop Usage: The car stalled in the driveway

Similar words: stop, halt Definition: come to a halt, stop moving Usage: the car stopped; She stopped in front of a store window

Synonyms: stall Definition: cause an engine to stop Usage: The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car

Similar words: stop Definition: cause to stop Usage: stop a car; stop the thief

Synonyms: stall Definition: cause an airplane to go into a stall

Similar words: stop Definition: cause to stop Usage: stop a car; stop the thief

Synonyms: stall Definition: experience a stall in flight, of airplanes

Similar words: stop, halt Definition: come to a halt, stop moving Usage: the car stopped; She stopped in front of a store window

Synonyms: stall Definition: put into, or keep in, a stall Usage: Stall the horse

Similar words: shelter Definition: provide shelter for Usage: After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people

Synonyms: dilly-dally, dillydally, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally, stall, procrastinate Definition: postpone doing what one should be doing Usage: He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days

Similar words: delay Definition: act later than planned, scheduled, or required Usage: Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered