Synonyms for pause

Synonyms for (noun) pause

Synonyms: pause

Definition: temporary inactivity

Similar words: inactivity

Definition: being inactive; being less active

Synonyms: pause, break, intermission, interruption, suspension

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

Similar words: time interval, interval

Definition: a definite length of time marked off by two instants

Synonyms for (verb) pause

Synonyms: break, pause, intermit

Definition: cease an action temporarily

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

Similar words: interrupt, break up, disrupt, cut off

Definition: make a break in

Usage: We interrupt the program for the following messages

Synonyms: pause, hesitate

Definition: interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing

Usage: The speaker paused

Similar words: delay

Definition: act later than planned, scheduled, or required

Usage: Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered

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