Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun stand_still

2 senses of standstill

Sense 1
deadlock, dead end, impasse, stalemate, standstill -- (a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the negotiations")
       => situation -- (a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple")

Sense 2
stand, standstill, tie-up -- (an interruption of normal activity)
       => stop, halt -- (the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill")

Antonyms of verb stand_still

1 sense of stand still

Sense 1
stand still -- (remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile; "Traffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by")
       Antonym of move (Sense 3)
      => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb stand_still

1 sense of stand still

Sense 1
stand still -- (remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile; "Traffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by")

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