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Detailed Translations for stalemate from English to French


stalemate [the ~] noun

  1. the stalemate (deadlock; impasse; blind alley; fix)
  2. the stalemate
    – In chess, a position in which the king is the only piece that can move and the only possible move is into check. 1

stalemate verb

  1. stalemate (jam)
    serrer; mettre au pied du mur
    • serrer verb (serre, serres, serrons, serrez, )

Translation Matrix for stalemate:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
impasse blind alley; deadlock; fix; impasse; stalemate blind alley; cul-de-sac; dead end; dead end alley; dead end street; dead moment; no-through road
serrer screwing down; screwing home; screwing tighter
- dead end; deadlock; impasse; standstill
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
mettre au pied du mur jam; stalemate
serrer jam; stalemate bind tightly; caress; clamp; clasp; clench; clutch; compress; cuddle; fasten; fondle; gag; grasp; grip; hug; lock; oppress; pack; pinch; press; press together; pull to; screw; screw down; screw on; seize; span; squeeze; stretch; stroke; thighten; tighten; turn off; wedge
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Pat stalemate
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- deadlock

Related Words for "stalemate":

  • stalemating, stalemates

Synonyms for "stalemate":

Related Definitions for "stalemate":

  1. drawing position in chess: any of a player's possible moves would place his king in check2
  2. a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible2
  3. subject to a stalemate2
  4. In chess, a position in which the king is the only piece that can move and the only possible move is into check.1

Wiktionary Translations for stalemate:

  1. chess term
    • stalematepat
  2. blocked situation without personal loss
  1. (term, Jeu d’échecs) Situation où un des deux joueurs, qui n’a pas son roi en échec et qui a le trait, ne peut pas jouer sans mettre le roi en prise, et qui constitue un des cas de nullité de la partie.

Cross Translation:
stalemate pat PattSchach: Stellung, in der ein Spieler keinen regelgerechten Zug mehr ausführen kann, ohne im Schach zu stehen (anders als beim Matt); die Partie wird dann unentschieden gewertet
stalemate pat patt — Im Schachspiel: nicht im Schach zu stehen, jedoch keinen regelgerechten Zug mehr ausführen können, ohne in ein Schach zu geraten; die Partie wird dann als unentschieden gewertet