Synonyms for stalemate

Synonyms for (noun) stalemate

Synonyms: stalemate

Definition: drawing position in chess: any of a player's possible moves would place his king in check

Similar words: draw, tie, standoff

Definition: the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided

Usage: the game ended in a draw; their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie

Synonyms: deadlock, dead end, impasse, stalemate, standstill

Definition: a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible

Usage: reached an impasse on the negotiations

Similar words: situation

Definition: a complex or critical or unusual difficulty

Usage: the dangerous situation developed suddenly; that's quite a situation; no human situation is simple

Synonyms for (verb) stalemate

Synonyms: stalemate

Definition: subject to a stalemate

Similar words: go, move

Definition: have a turn; make one's move in a game

Usage: Can I go now?

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