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1. stall

noun. ['ˈstɔl'] a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed.

Synonyms

  • compartment
  • horse barn
  • stalls

Antonyms

  • reactive
  • disservice
  • free
  • go on

Etymology

  • steall (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Stall

  • montreal
  • senegal
  • peterpaul
  • luminol
  • vantol
  • vanhall
  • vandall
  • mcphaul
  • mcnall
  • mcfaul
  • mcfall
  • enthral
  • baseball
  • squall
  • sprawl
  • scrawl
  • sabol
  • recall
  • nepal
  • metall
  • mehall
  • mccaul
  • mccall
  • fairall
  • engwall
  • edsall
  • depaul
  • befall
  • bacall
  • antol

How do you pronounce stall?

Pronounce stall as stɔl.

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Sentences with stall


1. Noun, singular or mass
The engine may run again and then quickly stall.

2. Verb, base form
It will stall because the ratio is not optimal for the combustion of the fuel.

Quotes about stall


1. I’m late to dinner, but I’m early to being in love. I’m such a gentleman that I hold every door open—even if the guy sitting in the bathroom stall is protesting.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. All equestrians, if they last long enough, learn that riding in whatever form is a lifelong sport and art, an endeavor that is both familiar and new every time you take the horse out of his stall or pasture.
- Jane Smiley

2. stall

noun. ['ˈstɔl'] small area set off by walls for special use.

Synonyms

  • telephone box
  • telephone booth
  • confessional
  • tolbooth
  • voting booth
  • polling booth
  • tollbooth
  • tollhouse
  • phone booth
  • cubicle
  • call box
  • closet
  • shower stall
  • telephone kiosk
  • booth
  • shower bath
  • prompt box
  • prompter's box

Antonyms

  • lie
  • sit
  • sit down
  • lie down

Etymology

  • steall (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. stall

noun. ['ˈstɔl'] a booth where articles are displayed for sale.

Synonyms

  • stand
  • coffee stall
  • booth
  • newsstand

Antonyms

  • unsteady
  • unstable
  • changeable
  • unsound

Etymology

  • steall (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. stall

verb. ['ˈstɔl'] postpone doing what one should be doing.

Synonyms

  • shillyshally
  • dilly-dally
  • dillydally
  • drag one's feet
  • procrastinate
  • delay

Antonyms

  • dash
  • scud
  • buck
  • tear

Etymology

  • steall (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. stall

verb. ['ˈstɔl'] come to a stop.

Synonyms

  • conk
  • stop

Antonyms

  • function
  • success
  • increase

Etymology

  • steall (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. stall

verb. ['ˈstɔl'] deliberately delay an event or action.

Synonyms

  • hold up
  • delay

Antonyms

  • continue
  • continuant consonant
  • attack

Etymology

  • steall (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. stall

noun. ['ˈstɔl'] seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater.

Synonyms

  • seats
  • seating area
  • seating

Antonyms

  • activeness
  • beginning
  • fit
  • be born

Etymology

  • steall (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. stall

noun. ['ˈstɔl'] a malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge.

Antonyms

  • begin

Etymology

  • steall (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. stall

verb. ['ˈstɔl'] cause an airplane to go into a stall.

Antonyms

  • divest

Etymology

  • steall (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. stall

verb. ['ˈstɔl'] put into, or keep in, a stall.

Antonyms

  • bucket along

Etymology

  • steall (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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