HyperDic: stalemate

English > 3 senses of the word stalemate:
NOUNstatestalemate, deadlock, dead end, impasse, standstilla situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
eventstalematedrawing position in chess
VERBcompetitionstalematesubject / subject to a stalemate / stalemate
stalemate > pronunciation
Soundsstey'lmey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > stalemate: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible.
Synonymsdeadlock, dead end, impasse, standstill
BroadersituationA complex or critical or unusual difficulty
Spanishbloqueo mutuo, callejón, estancamiento, impasse, punto muerto
Catalanatzucac, estancament, impasse, interbloqueig, punt mort
English > stalemate: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningDrawing position in chess: any of a player's possible moves would place his king in check.
Broaderdraw, standoff, tieThe finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
Spanishahogado, rey ahogado, tablas
Catalantaules
Verbsstalematesubject / subject to a stalemate / stalemate
English > stalemate: 3 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningsubject / subject to a stalemate / stalemate.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Categorychess, chess gameA board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules
Broadermove, goHave a turn
Spanishhacer tablas, quedar en tablas
Nounsstalematedrawing position in chess

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict