Definitions for recess

Definitions for (noun) recess

Main entry: recess, respite, time out, break

Definition: a pause from doing something (as work)

Usage: we took a 10-minute break; he took time out to recuperate

Main entry: recess, niche

Definition: an enclosure that is set back or indented

Main entry: inlet, recess

Definition: an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)

Main entry: corner, niche, recess, recession

Definition: a small concavity

Main entry: recess, deferral

Definition: a state of abeyance or suspended business

Definitions for (verb) recess

Main entry: break up, adjourn, recess

Definition: close at the end of a session

Usage: The court adjourned

Main entry: recess

Definition: make a recess in

Usage: recess the piece of wood

Main entry: recess

Definition: put into a recess

Usage: recess lights

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