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Another word for deadlock

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Noun
  1. An equality of scores, votes, or performances in a contest

      1. A political campaign or other contest that is so close that it is impossible to predict the winner.
      2. A race in which two or more contestants reach the finish line at exactly the same time; tie
      1. One that attracts interest, customers, or spectators:
      2. A special advantage; an edge:
      3. (--- Games) A draw shot.
      1. (Chess) The state in which the player to move is not in check but has no legal moves, resulting in a draw.
      2. A drawing position in chess in which the king, although not in check, can move only into check and no other piece can move.
      3. Any unresolved situation in which further action is impossible or useless; deadlock; draw
      1. A situation in which one force or party neutralizes or counterbalances the other and further action is prevented; a standstill:
      2. A deadlocked confrontation between antagonists (see stand off and verb below).
      3. A tie or draw, as in a contest.
      1. An equality of scores, votes, or performance in a contest:
      2. A contest or match in which there is such an equality; draw; stalemate
      3. A contest so resulting; a draw.
    See also:

    same

Another word for deadlock

Noun
      1. A stop, halt, or cessation
      2. Complete immobility; halt
      3. Complete cessation of activity or progress:
      1. Any situation that has no obvious possible movement, but does not involve any personal loss.
      2. (Chess) Any situation in which a player, whose king is not currently in check, cannot move without placing that king in check: it results in a draw
      3. Any unresolved situation in which further action is impossible or useless; deadlock; draw
      1. A passage open only at one end; blind alley
      2. A situation that is so difficult that no progress can be made; a deadlock or a stalemate:
      3. A situation offering no escape, as a difficulty without solution, an argument where no agreement is possible, etc.
      1. A counterbalancing or equalizing effect
      2. A standing off or being stood off
      3. A situation in which one force or party neutralizes or counterbalances the other and further action is prevented; a standstill:
    See also:

    pause

    tie