Synonyms of 'stalemate'
a situation in which further action by two opposing forces is impossible or will not achieve anythingHe said the war had reached a stalemate.
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in the sense of draw
a contest or game ending in a tieThe game ended in a draw.
in the sense of impasse
a situation in which progress or escape is impossibleThe company has reached an impasse in negotiations.
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Thesaurus for stalemate from the Collins English Thesaurus