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stall



I - noun
1. a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed (Freq. 10)
Hypernyms:
compartment
Part Holonyms:
stable, stalls, horse barn
2. small area set off by walls for special use (Freq. 3)
Syn:
booth, cubicle, kiosk
Hypernyms:
closet
Hyponyms:
confessional, polling booth, prompt box, prompter's box, shower stall,
shower bath, telephone booth, phone booth, call box, telephone box, telephone kiosk,
tollbooth, tolbooth, tollhouse, voting booth
3. a booth where articles are displayed for sale (Freq. 2)
Syn:
stand, sales booth
Hypernyms:
booth
Hyponyms:
coffee stall, newsstand
4. a malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge
- the plane went into a stall and I couldn't control it
Hypernyms:
malfunction
5. seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
Regions:
United Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great Britain
Hypernyms:
seating, seats, seating room, seating area
6. small individual study area in a library
Syn:
carrel, carrell, cubicle
Hypernyms:
alcove, bay
Part Holonyms:
library, depository library
7. a tactic used to mislead or delay
Syn:
stalling
Derivationally related forms:
stall (for: stalling)
Hypernyms:
obstruction
Hyponyms:
stonewalling

II - verb
1. postpone doing what one should be doing (Freq. 2)
- He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days
Syn:
procrastinate, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally, dilly-dally, dillydally
Derivationally related forms:
dillydallier (for: dillydally), shillyshally (for: shillyshally), procrastination (for: procrastinate), procrastinator (for: procrastinate)
Hypernyms:
delay
Hyponyms:
procrastinate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- They stall a long time
2. come to a stop (Freq. 1)
- The car stalled in the driveway
Syn:
conk
Topics:
driving
Hypernyms:
stop, halt
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
3. deliberately delay an event or action (Freq. 1)
- she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling
Derivationally related forms:
stalling
Hypernyms:
delay, detain, hold up
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s something
4. put into, or keep in, a stall
- Stall the horse
Hypernyms:
shelter
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
5. experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
Topics:
air travel, aviation, air
Hypernyms:
stop, halt
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
6. cause an airplane to go into a stall
Topics:
air travel, aviation, air
Hypernyms:
stop
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
7. cause an engine to stop
- The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car
Hypernyms:
stop
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something

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