Thesaurus

stalemate

Synonyms and Antonyms of stalemate

1 a point in a struggle where neither side is capable of winning or willing to give in

  • a new negotiator finally got both sides past the stalemate
Synonyms of stalemate
Words Related to stalemate

2 a situation in which neither participant in a contest, competition, or struggle comes out ahead of the other

  • after playing chess for 16 hours, we ended the game in a stalemate
Synonyms of stalemate
Words Related to stalemate



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up stalemate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!