HyperDic: stall

English > 14 senses of the word stall:
NOUNartifactstalla compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
artifactstall, booth, cubicle, kiosksmall area set off by walls for special use
artifactstall, stand, sales bootha booth where articles are displayed for sale
eventstalla malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge
artifactstallseating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
artifactstall, carrel, carrell, cubiclesmall individual study area in a library
actstall, stallinga tactic used to mislead or delay
VERBstativestall, procrastinate, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally, dilly-dally, dillydallypostpone doing what one should be doing
motionstall, conkcome to a stop
changestalldeliberately delay an event or action
socialstallput into, or keep in, a stall
motionstallexperience a stall in flight, of airplanes
motionstallcause an airplane to go into a stall
motionstallcause an engine to stop / stop
stall > pronunciation
Soundsstao'l
Rhymesalbuterol ... windfall: 100 rhymes with aol...
English > stall: 14 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed.
Part ofstable, stalls, horse barnA farm building for housing / housing horses or other livestock
BroadercompartmentA partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger / larger enclosed area
Verbsstallput into, or keep in, a stall
English > stall: 14 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningsmall area set off by walls for special use.
Synonymsbooth, cubicle, kiosk
NarrowerconfessionalA booth where a priest sits to hear confessions
polling boothA temporary booth in a polling place which people enter to cast their votes
prompt box, prompter's boxA booth projecting above the floor in the front of a stage where the prompter sits
shower stall, shower bathbooth for washing yourself, usually in a bathroom
telephone booth, phone booth, call box, telephone box, telephone kioskbooth for using a telephone
tollbooth, tolbooth, tollhouseA booth at a tollgate where the toll collector collects tolls
voting boothA booth in which a person can cast a private vote
BroaderclosetA small private room for study or prayer
Spanishcabina, caseta, quiosco
Catalancabina, caseta, cubicle, quiosc
English > stall: 14 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA booth where articles are displayed for sale.
Synonymsstand, sales booth
Narrowercoffee stallA stand (usually movable) selling hot coffee and food (especially at night)
newsstandA stall where newspapers and other periodicals are sold
BroaderboothA small shop at a fair
Spanishcaseta, puesto, tenderete
Catalancaseta, parada, paradeta
English > stall: 14 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningA malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge.
Example"the plane went into a stall and I couldn't control it"
BroadermalfunctionA failure to function normally
Verbsstallcome to a stop
stallcause an airplane to go into a stall
stallexperience a stall in flight, of airplanes
English > stall: 14 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningseating in the forward part of the main level of a theater.
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderseating, seats, seating room, seating areaAn area that includes places where several people can sit
English > stall: 14 senses > noun 6, artifact
Meaningsmall individual study area in a library.
Synonymscarrel, carrell, cubicle
Part oflibrary, depository libraryA depository built to contain books and other materials for reading and study
Broaderalcove, bayA small recess opening off a larger / larger room
English > stall: 14 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningA tactic used to mislead or delay.
Synonymstalling
Narrowerstonewallingstalling or delaying especially by refusing to answer questions or cooperate
BroaderobstructionThe act of obstructing / obstructing
Spanishdistracción
Catalandistracció
Verbsstalldeliberately delay an event or action
stallpostpone doing what one should be doing
English > stall: 14 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningpostpone doing what one should be doing.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelThey stall a long time
Synonymsprocrastinate, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally, dilly-dally, dillydally
Narrowerprocrastinatepostpone or delay needlessly
BroaderdelayAct later than planned, scheduled, or required
Spanishaplazar
Nounsstalla tactic used to mislead or delay
English > stall: 14 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningCome to a stop.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The car stalled in the driveway"
Synonymconk
CategorydrivingThe act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
Broaderstop, haltCome to a halt, stop moving
Spanishaveriarse, calarse, perder velocidad
Nounsstalla malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge
English > stall: 14 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningdeliberately delay an event or action.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling"
Broaderdelay, detain, hold upCause to be slowed ... / slowed down or delayed
Catalanaturar, frenar
Nounsstall, stallinga tactic used to mislead or delay
English > stall: 14 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningput into, or keep in, a stall.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Stall the horse"
BroadershelterProvide shelter / shelter for
Nounsstalla compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
English > stall: 14 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningExperience a stall in flight, of airplanes.
PatternSomething ----s
Categoryair travel, aviation, airtravel via aircraft
Broaderstop, haltCome to a halt, stop moving
Spanishcalarse
Nounsstalla malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge
English > stall: 14 senses > verb 6, motion
MeaningCause an airplane to go into a stall.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categoryair travel, aviation, airtravel via aircraft
BroaderstopCause to stop
Nounsstalla malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge
English > stall: 14 senses > verb 7, motion
MeaningCause an engine to stop / stop.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car"
BroaderstopCause to stop
Spanishcalar

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