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Synonyms for recess
rɪˈsɛs, ˈri sɛs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deferral, recess(noun)

    a state of abeyance or suspended business

    Synonyms:
    corner, deferral, inlet, deferment, niche, recession, postponement, break, respite, time out

  2. recess, recession, niche, corner(noun)

    a small concavity

    Synonyms:
    nook, recessional, quoin, deferral, respite, corner, receding, ceding back, break, time out, recession, ecological niche, inlet, street corner, niche, box, turning point

  3. inlet, recess(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    corner, deferral, inlet, recession, niche, intake, break, respite, time out

  4. recess, niche(noun)

    an enclosure that is set back or indented

    Synonyms:
    corner, ecological niche, deferral, inlet, recession, niche, break, respite, time out

  5. respite, recess, break, time out(verb)

    a pause from doing something (as work)

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

    Synonyms:
    prison-breaking, rest period, deferral, rest, recession, jailbreak, respite, relief, corner, interruption, rift, intermission, severance, niche, falling out, prisonbreak, suspension, breakout, faulting, break of serve, inlet, geological fault, gap, break, good luck, breaking, disruption, reprieve, open frame, gaolbreak, abatement, hiatus, breach, happy chance, fault, pause, shift, fracture, time out, breakage, rupture

  6. recess(verb)

    put into a recess

    "recess lights"

    Synonyms:
    break up, adjourn

  7. recess(verb)

    make a recess in

    "recess the piece of wood"

    Synonyms:
    break up, adjourn

  8. adjourn, recess, break up(verb)

    close at the end of a session

    "The court adjourned"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, fragmentize, decompose, collapse, interrupt, crash, retire, split up, pick, dismantle, break up, part, crock up, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, dissolve, crack, disassemble, break apart, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up, withdraw

Wiktionary

  1. recess(adjective)

    Remote, distant (in time or place).

    Thomas Salusbury: Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems: I should think it best in the subsequent discourses to begin to examine whether the Earth be esteemed immoveable, as it hath been till now believed by most men, or else moveable, as some ancient Philosophers held, and others of not very recesse times were of opinion;

    Synonyms:
    pause, vacation, break, day off

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recess

    Synonyms:
    cavity, nook, withdrawal, retirement, retreat, seclusion, privacy, vacation, holiday

    Antonyms:
    promontory, protrusion, projection, publicity, worktime

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. recess(n.)

    Synonyms:
    retreat, nook, corner, niche, place of retirement

  2. recess(n.)

    Synonyms:
    intermission, respite, remission of labor, suspension of business

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. recess(n)

    Synonyms:
    retreat, withdrawal, retirement, intermission, alcove, niche, nook, retreat, seclusion, privacy

How to pronounce recess?

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How to say recess in sign language?

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How to use recess in a sentence?

  1. Grocery Manufacturers Association:

    One small state's law is setting labeling standards for consumers across the country, this announcement should give new urgency to the need for action on a national law when the Senate returns from its recess in April.

  2. Frank Peirce of Nashville:

    What? Is that a real thing? They’re ruining the best part of a kid’s day, recess is so important because it teaches kids how to interact socially with one another, without adults being directly involved. Recess should be a part of the day where kids get to learn on their own.

  3. Supreme Court:

    It is concluded that the swearing-in as governor by Hon. Pedro R. Pierluisi Urrutia, named secretary of state in recess, is unconstitutional.

  4. Frank Peirce of Nashville:

    Recess is so important because it teaches kids how to interact socially with one another, without adults being directly involved. Recess should be a part of the day where kids get to learn on their own.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Success is not a process of accumulating wealth, building mass relationship or collecting things in excess, but developing, excelling, fostering and growing the happiness for self and others without recess to treat it as the life's progress.


Translations for recess

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  • تجويفArabic
  • Nische, Pause, Vertiefung, Winkel, Ferien, Aushöhlung, UnterbrechungGerman
  • receso, recreoSpanish
  • افتادنPersian
  • syvennys, välituntiFinnish
  • pause, vacances, récréation, récréFrench
  • zug, szünet, szünidő, mélyedésHungarian
  • pausa, ferie, incavo, recessoItalian
  • 休み時間, 休暇, 休憩時間, 休業, 休憩をとる, ゆとり, あそびをとる, あそびJapanese
  • recessusLatin
  • recesDutch
  • recesso, recreioPortuguese
  • pauză, vacanțăRomanian
  • углубление, каникулы, перемена, перерыв, углублятьRussian
  • rast, mån, paus, spel, lov, skollov, utrymmeSwedish
  • girik, mola, oyuk, paydos, çukur, boşluk, niş, tātil, girinti, ara, yuva, teneffüsTurkish
  • یاد رکھناUrdu

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