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Checkmate

Definition

[n] a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
[n] complete victory
[v] place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game; in a game of chess; "Kasparov checkmated his opponent after only a few moves"

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Synonyms

mate, mate