Synonyms and Antonyms of stall
1 to bring (something) to a standstill endless complaints stalled the process of selecting the winning design for the memorial Synonyms of stall arrest, bring up, catch, check, draw up, fetch up, hold up, pull up, halt, stay, still, stopWords Related to stall 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 backNear Antonyms of stall 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
2 to stop functioning the engine stalls sometimes when it's very cold outside Synonyms of stall break, break down, conk (out), crash, cut out, die, give out, failWords Related to stall fizzle, sputter, wheeze; act up, malfunction; jamAntonyms of stall start (up)
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