• Stale Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) Urine, esp. that of beasts.
- (v. t.) Something set, or offered to view, as an allurement to draw others to any place or purpose; a decoy; a stool pigeon.
- (n.) The stock or handle of anything; as, the stale of a rake.
- (v. i.) Vapid or tasteless from age; having lost its life, spirit, and flavor, from being long kept; as, stale beer.
- (v. i.) Having lost the life or graces of youth; worn out; decayed.
- (v. i.) A prostitute.
- (v. i.) Not new; not freshly made; as, stele bread.
- (a.) To make water; to discharge urine; -- said especially of horses and cattle.
- (v. t.) A laughingstock; a dupe.
- (v. t.) A stalking-horse.
- (v. i.) Worn out by use or familiarity; having lost its novelty and power of pleasing; trite; common.
- (v. t.) To make vapid or tasteless; to destroy the life, beauty, or use of; to wear out.
- (v. i.) That which is stale or worn out by long keeping, or by use.
- (v. t.) A stalemate.
• Stalemate Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The position of the king when he can not move without being placed on check and there is no other piece which can be moved.
- (v. t.) To subject to a stalemate; hence, to bring to a stand.