Simple Definition of standstill
: a state in which all activity or motion is stopped
Full Definition of standstill
: a state characterized by absence of motion or of progress : stop <brought traffic to a standstill>
Examples of standstill
The accident brought traffic to a standstill.
<battled each other to a standstill>
First Known Use of standstill
Rhymes with standstill
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