Pronunciation of Standstill
/stˈandstɪl/, /stˈandstɪl/, /s_t_ˈa_n_d_s_t_ɪ_l/
Synonyms for standstill:
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for standstill:
- In anything like deep, soft snow it generally comes to a standstill, and the combined efforts of men and horses are required to set it going again. - "From Paris to New York by Land", Harry de Windt.
- Here, however, the expedition came to a standstill. - "Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War", G. F. R. Henderson.
- The horses came to a standstill. - "The Comings of Cousin Ann", Emma Speed Sampson.
- Turning in a rage to stop him, I was suddenly brought to a standstill by the appearance of a person who had just entered the room. - "The Guilty River", Wilkie Collins.
- Once more a horse stumbled, there was a crash, and a branch hurled Winston backwards into the wagon, which came to a standstill suddenly. - "Winston of the Prairie", Harold Bindloss.