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Synonyms and Antonyms of standoff

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standoff

synonym (synonym of standoff)

  • (noun.event)
    the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand (noun.act)
     

hypernym (standoff IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand (noun.act)
    a defensive effort (noun.act)
     
  • the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided (noun.event)
    designated event that concludes a contest (especially a race) (noun.event)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF standoff relation)

  • (noun.event)
    a tie in a race (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    drawing position in chess: any of a player's possible moves would place his king in check (noun.event)
     

derivation (.... is derived from standoff)

  • the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand (noun.act)
    force or drive back (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cause to move back by force or influence (verb.contact)
     
  • the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided (noun.event)
    finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc. (verb.competition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation draw tie repulsion stand finish dead heat stalemate drive back fight off rebuff beat back drive force back

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