Synonyms of stand still


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. stand, standstill, tie-up, stop, halt

usage: an interruption of normal activity


1. stand still

usage: remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile; "Traffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by"

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