Synonyms and Antonyms of stall
to bring (something) to a standstill
- Endless complaints stalled the process of selecting the winning design for the memorial.
arrest, bring up, catch, check, draw up, fetch up, halt, hold up, pull up, stay, still, stop
baffle, balk, block, blockade, bottleneck, clog, dam, detain, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, obstruct, snag, stem
conclude, cut off, end, terminate
call, discontinue, suspend
choke off, rein (in), repress, squash, squelch, stanch (or staunch), stunt, suppress, turn back
carry on, continue, follow through (with), keep (on), keep up, persist, run on
advance, fare, go along, march, move, proceed, progress, wend
actuate, budge, drive, goad, impel, propel, push, spur, stir
to stop functioning
- The engine stalls sometimes when it's very cold outside.