What does standstill mean?

Definitions for standstillˈstændˌstɪl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word standstill.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deadlock, dead end, impasse, stalemate, standstill(noun)

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

    "reached an impasse on the negotiations"

  2. stand, standstill, tie-up(noun)

    an interruption of normal activity


  1. standstill(Noun)

    complete immobility; halt

    The wreck brought traffic to a standstill for hours.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Standstill(noun)

    a standing without moving forward or backward; a stop; a state or rest

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of standstill in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of standstill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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