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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ingrid Latorre:

    Now, my focus is really going to be on my case, it's at a little bit of a standstill.

  2. Maria Mastoris:

    We are at a standstill until the land swap agreement is finalized with the state and the town.

  3. Dan Kamensky:

    This creates a path forward and a safe landing, absent mediation, the case will grind to a standstill.

  4. Kim Hyun-su:

    Samsung is at a standstill, it's having trouble finding a way to create new demand for its smartphones.

  5. Heiko Khoo:

    Y2K will bring the world to a standstill, unless we nationalise software companies under workers' control

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