Synonyms for pause
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Strains of music may gradually or suddenly cease. A man quits work on the instant; he may discontinue a practise gradually; he quits suddenly and completely; he stops short in what he may or may not resume; he pauses in what he will probably resume. What intermits or is intermitted returns again, as a fever that intermits. Compare ABANDON; DIE; END; REST.
Cease from anger.
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pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspensionnoun
a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
prison-breaking, gap, jailbreak, respite, happy chance, interruption, rift, intermission, severance, gaolbreak, falling out, hanging, prisonbreak, suspension, recess, faulting, breakout, geological fault, break, good luck, breaking, disruption, reprieve, open frame, abatement, break of serve, hiatus, breach, breakage, abeyance, suspension system, fault, shift, fracture, time out, temporary removal, rupture, dangling
interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing
"The speaker paused"
pause, intermit, breakverb
cease an action temporarily
"We pause for station identification"; "let's break for lunch"
demote, weaken, kick downstairs, cave in, collapse, let on, break-dance, split up, interrupt, offend, reveal, die, disclose, soften, expose, fail, smash, crack, wear out, hesitate, get around, go bad, break up, recrudesce, intermit, break away, split, unwrap, come apart, bankrupt, ruin, give, dampen, give away, get out, break off, separate, fall apart, break out, fall in, give out, go, founder, break in, bust, damp, break dance, stop, divulge, breach, check, snap off, transgress, violate, erupt, fracture, bring out, break down, discontinue, give way, conk out, better, part, relegate, burst, break, bump, infract, go against, discover, develop, wear, let out
stop for a moment
he paused while reading the bible passage.Submitted by rinat on January 31, 2016
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And because she didn't pause, my family, we've had a pause, we've had to stop. We've had to lay down every single night with tears in our eyes.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven played music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
If you will protest courageously, and yet with dignity and Christian love, when the history books are written in future generations, the historians will have to pause and say, There lived a great people-a black people-who injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization.
Since assuming his new role on Feb. 20, Acting DNI Acting DNI Grenell and the ODNI leadership team have embarked on a careful review of these studies completed prior to his arrival, with an eye to implementing key recommendations, while the review is underway, Acting DNI Grenell has asked for a temporary, short-term pause in external hiring. A similar hiring pause was implemented in 2018 as part of ODNI's first Transformation effort.
Translations for pause
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- توقف, وقفArabic
- přestávka, pauzaCzech
- Pause, innehalten, pausierenGerman
- suspender, interrumpir, pausar, pausaSpanish
- lepoaika, pysähdys, katko, keskeytys, tauko, pysähtyä, tauota, väliaikaFinnish
- pause, pauserFrench
- mettere in pausa, pausaItalian
- 途切れる, 中断, 休止Japanese
- pauzė, pertrauktiLithuanian
- pārtraukums, pārtrauktLatvian
- pauzeren, pauzeDutch
- делать паузу, остановка, паузаRussian
- stanka, odmor, одмор, станкаSerbo-Croatian
- odmor, pavzaSlovene
- paus, pausaSwedish
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