Some English words have different meanings, e.g., stall has 22 meanings. Do I need to remember all of the meanings? It seems it is an impossible job for me.
Which are the most meanings if I want to study and know this word completely?
1.a compartment in a stable or shed for the accommodation of one animal.
2.a stable or shed for horses or cattle.
3.a booth or stand in which merchandise is displayed for sale, or in which some business is carried on (sometimes used in combination): a butcher's stall; a bookstall.
4.carrel (def 1).
5.one of a number of fixed enclosed seats in the choir or chancel of a church for the use of the clergy.
7.any small compartment or booth for a specific activity or housing a specific thing: a shower stall.
verb (used with object)
13.to assign to, put, or keep in a stall or stalls, as an animal or a car.
14.to confine in a stall for fattening, as cattle.
15.to cause (a motor or the vehicle it powers) to stop, especially by supplying it with a poor fuel mixture or overloading it.
16.Aeronautics. to put (an airplane) into a stall. to lose control of or crash (an airplane) from so doing.
17.to bring to a standstill; check the progress or motion of, especially unintentionally.
18.to cause to stick fast, as in mire or snow. verb (used without object)
19.(of an engine, car, airplane, etc.) to be stalled or go through the process of stalling (sometimes followed by out).
20.to come to a standstill; be brought to a stop.
21.to stick fast, as in mire.
22.to occupy a stall, as an animal.