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stall

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of stall

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



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