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