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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a passage with access only at one end;
[syn: cul, cul de sac, dead end]

2. a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible;
- Example: "reached an impasse on the negotiations"
[syn: deadlock, dead end, impasse, stalemate, standstill]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dead end n 1: a passage with access only at one end [syn: cul, cul de sac, dead end] 2: a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the negotiations" [syn: deadlock, dead end, impasse, stalemate, standstill]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

60 Moby Thesaurus words for "dead end": bar, barrier, blank, blank wall, blind, blind alley, blind gut, blind-alley, block, blockade, blockage, bottleneck, box, cecal, cecum, choked, choked off, choking, choking off, clog, closed, congestion, constipation, constricted, contracted, corner, costiveness, cul-de-sac, dead, dead-end street, deadlock, embolism, embolus, extremity, gorge, halt, hole, impasse, impediment, infarct, infarction, jam, obstacle, obstipation, obstruction, pocket, sealing off, shut, squeezed shut, stalemate, stand, standstill, stop, stoppage, strangulated, strangulation, unopen, unopened, unvented, unventilated