Synonyms for deadlock

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ded-lok
Phonetic Transcription : ˈdɛdˌlɒk

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Définition of deadlock

Origin :
  • "complete standstill," from dead (adj.), in its emphatic use, + lock (n.). First attested 1779 in Sheridan's play "The Critic."
  • noun stalemate, impasse
Example sentences :
  • However, one was for Bassett and t'other for Ellis, so the deadlock wa'n't broken.
  • Extract from : « The Depot Master » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The situation, thanks to Martinez's stoutness, had reached a deadlock.
  • Extract from : « The Historical Nights' Entertainment » by Rafael Sabatini
  • When the tuna is raised so high he will refuse to come any higher, and then there is a deadlock.
  • Extract from : « Tales of Fishes » by Zane Grey
  • Why a deadlock that has lasted over a quarter of a million years?
  • Extract from : « Masters of Space » by Edward Elmer Smith
  • There'd be a deadlock when a conclave started checking their claims.
  • Extract from : « The Best Made Plans » by Everett B. Cole
  • The latter was just as certain that Terry was amiss, and it looked as if they had come to a deadlock.
  • Extract from : « The Hunters of the Ozark » by Edward S. Ellis
  • Information was at a deadlock, though in reality there was little to be learned.
  • Extract from : « On the Heels of De Wet » by The Intelligence Officer
  • In her mind there was no issue to the present deadlock save in death.
  • Extract from : « The Elusive Pimpernel » by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • After this sweeping opinion, conversation comes to a deadlock.
  • Extract from : « April's Lady » by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
  • But naturally it was soon proved to be false; and at first matters were at a deadlock.
  • Extract from : « The Making of a Soul » by Kathlyn Rhodes

Antonyms for deadlock

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