Synonyms of stalemate


1. deadlock, dead end, impasse, stalemate, standstill, situation

usage: a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the negotiations"

2. stalemate, draw, standoff, tie

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


1. stalemate, move, go

usage: subject to a stalemate

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Definition and meaning of stalemate (Dictionary)