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"
the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand
- The political standoff ended when the army took over.
- Both sides would not give in. The debate ended in a standoff.
- It looks like this boxing match is going to be a standoff.