Definitions for pause

Definitions for (noun) pause

Main entry: pause

Definition: temporary inactivity

Main entry: pause, break, intermission, interruption, suspension

Definition: a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

Definitions for (verb) pause

Main entry: break, pause, intermit

Definition: cease an action temporarily

Usage: We pause for station identification; let's break for lunch

Main entry: pause, hesitate

Definition: interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing

Usage: The speaker paused

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