A place at which someone or something stops:
A suspension of movement or progress, especially a temporary one:
A tie between opponents in the course of a contest
A traffic jam in which no vehicular movement is possible, especially one caused by the blockage of key intersections within a grid of streets.
A situation that is so difficult that no progress can be made; a deadlock or a stalemate:
A drawing position in chess in which the king, although not in check, can move only into check and no other piece can move.
(Law) The stopping of a legal action prior to trial, either voluntarily by the plaintiff or by order of the court
The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped; a halt:
A desperate or decisive effort at defense or resistance, as in a battle:
A temporary stoppage or interruption of work, production, traffic, service, etc.
A situation or subject that allows for no progress or development.
Find another word for standstill. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for standstill, like: stop, halt, cessation, delay, pause, deadlock, gridlock, impasse, stalemate, progress and advance.