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Standoff synonyms
stănd'ôf', -ŏf'
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(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
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  1. (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
  2. (Chess) The state in which the player to move is not in check but has no legal moves, resulting in a draw.
  3. Any unresolved situation in which further action is impossible or useless; deadlock; draw
(Computing) An inability to continue due to two programs or devices each requiring a response from the other before completing an operation
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  1. (Computing) An inability to continue due to two programs or devices each requiring a response from the other before completing an operation
  2. A standstill resulting from the action of equal and opposed forces; stalemate
  3. A tie between opponents in the course of a contest
The result of drawing.
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  1. The result of drawing.
  2. A special advantage; an edge:
  3. (--- Games) A draw shot.
An end of a passage, especially a street, that affords no exit.
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  1. An end of a passage, especially a street, that affords no exit.
  2. A situation or subject that allows for no progress or development.
  3. A situation from which there seems no way to escape, move forward, etc.; an impasse
A political campaign or other contest that is so close that it is impossible to predict the winner.
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  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
A standstill resulting from the action of equal and opposed forces; stalemate
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  1. A standstill resulting from the action of equal and opposed forces; stalemate
  2. (Computing) An inability to continue due to two programs or devices each requiring a response from the other before completing an operation
  3. A tie between opponents in the course of a contest
One that attracts interest, customers, or spectators:
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  1. One that attracts interest, customers, or spectators:
  2. A special advantage; an edge:
  3. (--- Games) A draw shot.
(Chess) The state in which the player to move is not in check but has no legal moves, resulting in a draw.
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  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
An equality of scores, votes, or performance in a contest:
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  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.
Find another word for standoff. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for standoff, like: stalemate, deadlock, draw, dead end, delay, pause, tie, dead heat, deadlock, draw and stalemate.