stalemate

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Synonyms for stalemate

Synonyms for stalemate

an equality of scores, votes, or performances in a contest

Synonyms for stalemate

a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible

drawing position in chess: any of a player's possible moves would place his king in check

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subject to a stalemate

References in periodicals archive ?
Union leaders are in a stale mate with Mersey Care NHS chiefs, who operate the Maghull secure unit, over proposals to introduce flexible rostering.
Graham Malley and Liam Byrne netted in a 2-2 stale mate with Sandon Dock, while a Kenny Burgess strike was all DOW could muster in a 1-1 draw with The Paddock.
All six matches started in the Warmseal Durham Senior League on Saturday, but they only served to widen the gap between the top two and the rest as Burnmoor and Hetton Lyons were the only teams to win, with the other games ending in stale mates.