Stall – meaning of the word and examples

A large table or a small shop with an open front from which goods are sold in a public place. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A small closed area within a farm building in which there is space for one animal to be kept. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A small area of a room that is separated from the main part of the room by walls or curtains. (Cambridge Dictionary)

If a process stalls, or if someone or something stalls it, the process stops but may continue at a later time. (Collins Dictionary)

If you stall, you try to avoid doing something until later. (Collins Dictionary)

If you stall someone, you prevent them from doing something until a later time. (Collins Dictionary)

A stand, booth, or compartment for the sale of goods in a market or large covered area. (Oxford Dictionaries)

An individual compartment for an animal in a stable or cowshed, enclosed on three sides. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A stable or cowshed. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Stall meaning in Cambridge Dictionary.

What’s the difference between a stall and a stand?


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