Definition of STALL

  1. (verb)postpone doing what one should be doing
  2. (verb)come to a stop
  3. (verb)deliberately delay an event or action
  4. (verb)put into, or keep in, a stall
  5. (verb)experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
  6. (verb)cause an airplane to go into a stall
  7. (verb)cause an engine to stop
  8. (noun)a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
  9. (noun)small area set off by walls for special use
  10. (noun)a booth where articles are displayed for sale
  11. (noun)a malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge
  12. (noun)seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
  13. (noun)small individual study area in a library
  14. (noun)a tactic used to mislead or delay