An equality of scores, votes, or performance in a contest:
A drawing position in chess in which the king, although not in check, can move only into check and no other piece can move.
A situation offering no escape, as a difficulty without solution, an argument where no agreement is possible, etc.
A deadlocked confrontation between antagonists (see stand off and verb below).
A short period of inaction; temporary stop, break, or rest, as in speaking or reading
The schedule of games in a sports league - NRL Fixtures - 2011 NRL Draw
The definition of predicament is a difficult or unpleasant situation.
The definition of a breakthrough is overcoming something and having an achievement.
Someone or something identical with another:
A situation from which there seems no way to escape, move forward, etc.; an impasse
Find another word for deadlock. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for deadlock, like: tie, dilemma, stalemate, impasse, standoff, pause, draw, gridlock, predicament, standstill and breakthrough.