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  Words related to pause

Related / Similar Words: intermission, break, interruption, suspension, intermit, hesitate

 

Definition:
  • temporary inactivity;
  • a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something;
  • cease an action temporarily; "We pause for station identification"; "let''s break for lunch";
  • interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing; "The speaker paused";

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    Hyponyms: respite, recess, break, time out, hesitation, waver, falter, faltering, intermission, freeze, halt, lapse, blackout, caesura, dead air, delay, hold, time lag, postponement, wait, halftime, rest, relief, rest period, time-out, letup, lull, breathe, catch one's breath, take a breather, take five, take ten, hem and haw, scruple

     

    Derivational Morphology: intermit, break, hesitate, freeze, suspend, break away, respite, recess, time out, intermission, interruption, suspension, hesitation, waver, falter, faltering, waverer, vacillator, hesitator, hesitater

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 暂停   Dutch: pause  
    Finnish: pysähdys   French: pause  
    German: Pause   Greek: παύση  
    Hungarian: szünet   Italian: pausa  
    Japanese: 休止   Korean: 멈춤  
    Portuguese: pausa   Russian: пауза  
    Serbian: stanka   Slovene: pavza  
    Spanish: pausa   Swedish: paus  
     
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