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What does "standoff" mean?

Vocabulary Word: standoff

1. Definition (n.) a confrontation

Examples Cowboys would sometimes arrange a standoff with guns to settle their arguments.

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2. Definition (n.) two sides not agreeing; a conflict with no progress

Examples There was a standoff between the Republicans and Democrats yesterday. Neither side would agree so nothing happened.

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