What are some alternative words for checkmate?

Synonyms for checkmate
ˈtʃɛkˌmeɪt

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term checkmate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. checkmate(noun)

    complete victory

    Synonyms:
    mate

  2. checkmate, mate(verb)

    a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king

    Synonyms:
    fellow, teammate, married person, spouse, partner, better half, first mate, match, mate

  3. checkmate, mate(verb)

    place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game

    "Kasparov checkmated his opponent after only a few moves"

    Synonyms:
    pair, copulate, match, twin, couple, mate

Wiktionary

  1. checkmate(interjection)

    Synonyms:
    mateInterjection

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. checkmate

    To defeat an enemy is to gain an advantage for the time; to vanquish is to win a signal victory; to conquer is to overcome so effectually that the victory is regarded as final. Conquer, in many cases, carries the idea of possession; as, to conquer respect, affection, peace, etc. A country is conquered when its armies are defeated and its territory is occupied by the enemy; it may be subjected to indemnity or to various disabilities; it is subjugated when it is held helplessly and continuously under military control; it is subdued when all resistance has died out. An army is defeated when forcibly driven back; it is routed when it is converted into a mob of fugitives. Compare BEAT.

    Synonyms:
    beat, conquer, crush, defeat, discomfit, down, humble, master, overcome, overmaster, overmatch, overpower, overthrow, prevail over, put down, reduce, rout, subdue, subject, subjugate, surmount, vanquish, win, worst

    Antonyms:
    capitulate, cede, fail, fall, fly, forfeit, lose, resign, retire, retreat, submit, succumb, surrender, yield

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. checkmate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    beat (at chess), conquer, vanquish, put in check

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    mate, mat

How to pronounce checkmate?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say checkmate in sign language?

  1. checkmate

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#259subject
#311down
#1240win
#1314master
#1536match
#1557partner
#1883couple
#2036reduce
#2851beat
#2978pair
#3663twin
#4165worst
#4245fellow
#6207mat
#6250spouse
#6294mate
#7548overcome
#8135defeat
#12155humble
#12398crush
#16211conquer
#27471overthrow
#33191teammate
#38396rout
#50597checkmate
#54755subdue
#57646vanquish
#71168overpower
#100697surmount
#116275subjugate
#179098copulate

Translations for checkmate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for checkmate »

Translation

Find a translation for the checkmate synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Images & Illustrations of checkmate

  1. Images & Illustrations of checkmate
    Images & Illustrations of checkmate
    Images & Illustrations of checkmate
    Images & Illustrations of checkmate
    Images & Illustrations of checkmate

Discuss these checkmate synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"checkmate." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 25 Aug. 2019. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/checkmate>.

Are we missing a good synonym for checkmate?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for checkmate:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.