Noun stalemate has 2 senses
  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"
    --1 is a kind of situation
  2. stalemate - drawing position in chess: any of a player's possible moves would place his king in check
    --2 is a kind of
    draw, standoff, tie
    Derived form: verb stalemate1
,Verb stalemate has 1 sense
  1. stalemate - subject to a stalemate
    --1 is one way to
    move, go
    Derived form: noun stalemate2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody