Synonyms of 'gridlock'
1 traffic jamDictionary
The streets are wedged solid with the traffic gridlock.
2 deadlockDictionary, halt, stalemate
He agreed that these policies will lead to a gridlock in the future.
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If a dispute or series of negotiations reaches deadlock, neither side is willing to give in at all and no agreement can be made.
Peace talks ended in a deadlock last month.
A halt is a very small station on a country railway line, which often consists only of a short platform and no building.
Air traffic has been brought to a halt.
Thesaurus for gridlock from the Collins English Thesaurus
Gridlock is the situation that exists when all the roads in a particular place are so full of vehicles that none of them can move.