Stall Meaning and Definition


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Stall meaning

Word: Stall

How to pronounce: stɔːl

Noun

Definitions:

1. A stand, booth, or compartment for the sale of goods in a market or large covered area.

Example sentences: "Fruit and vegetable stalls"

2. An individual compartment for an animal in a stable or barn, enclosed on three sides.

Example sentences: "This configuration recalls the form of traditional livestock barns with a center walkway and animal stalls to each side."

3. A fixed seat in the choir or chancel of a church, more or less enclosed at the back and sides and often canopied, typically reserved for a particular member of the clergy.

Example sentences: "There were so many choir wannabes that they filled the choir platform, the stalls and the circle seats - and outnumbered the audience confined to the upper galleries."

4. The seats on the ground floor in a theater.

Example sentences: "A stalls seat"

5. An instance of an engine, vehicle, aircraft, or boat stalling.

Example sentences: "Speed must be maintained to avoid a stall and loss of control"

Verb

Definitions:

1. (of a motor vehicle or its engine) stop running, typically because of an overload on the engine.

Example sentences: "Her car stalled at the crossroads"

2. Stop or cause to stop making progress.

Example sentences: "His career had stalled, hers taken off"

3. Put or keep (an animal) in a stall, especially in order to fatten it.

Example sentences: "The horses were stalled at Upper Bolney Farm"


Synonyms:

cubicle

tent

booth

kiosk

cabin

carrel

tray

conk

die

stand

conk out

break

fail

stop

pull up

halt

stay

catch

pull

procrastinate

arrest


Derivations:

stalling

stallion

stallholder

stalled


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Stall in Other Languages...

Spanish: Puesto

German: Stall

French: Décrochage

Italian: Stallo

Turkish: Oyalama


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