verb (used with object), stale·mat·ed, stale·mat·ing.
verb (used without object), stale·mat·ed, stale·mat·ing.
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Origin of stalemate
OTHER WORDS FROM stalemateun·stale·mat·ed, adjective
Words nearby stalemate
Example sentences from the Web for stalemate
Even if they do break the stalemate, it’s unclear whether the PUA will be extended.A key pandemic unemployment program is set to expire, even as 11 million Americans rely on it|Courtenay Brown|September 25, 2020|Axios
Senate Republicans are set to vote on their own legislation this week for another round of stimulus amid a stalemate on Capitol Hill over what the next package should look like.3 things investors need to watch in the week ahead|Anne Sraders|September 7, 2020|Fortune
If the stalemate continues, the hardest-hit states may have to start taking aggressive measures very soon.COVID-19 has another long-term side effect: A shrinking tax base|cleaf2013|August 31, 2020|Fortune
After several years of stalemates, Netflix has opened up a dominant lead over rival HBO in Emmy nominations.Netflix has pulled way ahead of HBO in the battle for prestige TV dominance|Adam Epstein|July 28, 2020|Quartz
Which is why GE is looking to the future to break the stalemate.GE Will 3D Print the Bases of Wind Turbines Taller Than Seattle’s Space Needle|Jason Dorrier|June 21, 2020|Singularity Hub
And finally, there is the fact that most of the culture wars have reached a stalemate.
By late August it looked like stalemate was almost certainly the tragic outcome of the years of war.Atlanta’s Fall Foretold The End Of Civil War Bloodshed|Marc Wortman|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are thought pieces on the inevitable outcome of Twitter fights (likely a stalemate, depending on who you read).
Webb believes he is just the sort of centrist leader who can break the Democrat-Republican stalemate in Washington.
After 12 days of stalemate, conversations – if not negotiations – have started.
Again, to English eyes, the war in America approached a stalemate.Great Britain and the American Civil War|Ephraim Douglass Adams
The situation was a stalemate with pure desperation on one side and pure frustration on the other.Pariah Planet|Murray Leinster
This success, coupled with the stalemate along the rest of the front, suggested to Joffre a change of strategy.A Short History of the Great War|A. F. Pollard
If necessary, I will end the stalemate with a shot and take my chances with the knife.The Egyptian Cat Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
However, at least for the moment, he had reached a stalemate.Trading Jeff and his Dog|James Arthur Kjelgaard