Delay on purpose [Crossword Clue Answer]

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Delay on purpose [Crossword Clue]

If “Delay on purpose” is the clue you have encountered, here are all the possible solutions, along with their definitions:

  • STALL (5 Letters/Characters)

Crossword Answer Definition

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noun: stall; plural noun: stalls

  1. a stand, booth, or compartment for selling goods in a market or sizeable covered area.
  2. an individual compartment for an animal in a stable or cowshed, enclosed on three sides.
  3. a fixed seat in the choir or chancel of a church is enclosed at the back and sides and often canopied, typically reserved for a particular clergy member.
  4. the seats on the ground floor in a theatre.
  5. an instance of an engine, vehicle, aircraft, or boat stalling.


verb: stall; 3rd person present: stalls; past tense: stalled; past participle: stalled; gerund or present participle: stalling

  1. (of a motor vehicle or its engine) stop running, typically because of an overload on the engine.
    • (of an aircraft) stop flying and fall because the speed is too low or the angle of attack too large to maintain adequate lift.
    • Sailinghave insufficient wind power in the sails to give controlled motion.
    • cause to stall.
  2. stop or cause to stop making progress.
  3. put or keep (an animal) in a stall, especially in order to fatten it.

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