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

2 senses of standoff

Sense 1
draw, standoff, tie -- (the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided; "the game ended in a draw"; "their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie")
       => finish -- (designated event that concludes a contest (especially a race); "excitement grew as the finish neared"; "my horse was several lengths behind at the finish"; "the winner is the team with the most points at the finish")

Sense 2
repulsion, standoff -- (the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand)
       => stand -- (a defensive effort; "the army made a final stand at the Rhone")

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