Definition of standstill
: a state characterized by absence of motion or of progress : stop <brought traffic to a standstill>
Examples of standstill in a sentence
The accident brought traffic to a standstill.
<battled each other to a standstill>
First Known Use of standstill
STANDSTILL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of standstill for English Language Learners
: a state in which all activity or motion is stopped
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