Synonyms for standoff

Synonyms for (noun) standoff

Synonyms: standoff, repulsion

Definition: the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand

Similar words: stand

Definition: a defensive effort

Usage: the army made a final stand at the Rhone


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: finish

Definition: designated event that concludes a contest (especially a race)

Usage: excitement grew as the finish neared; my horse was several lengths behind at the finish; the winner is the team with the most points at the finish