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Synonyms for recess
rɪˈsɛs, ˈri sɛs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. respite, recess, break, time out(noun)

    a pause from doing something (as work)

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

  2. recess, niche(noun)

    an enclosure that is set back or indented

    Antonyms:
    free, unsubdivided, simple, divided

  3. inlet, recess(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    scrutineer, headcounter, canvasser, pollster, solicitor, poll taker

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

    a small concavity

    Synonyms:
    admit, put up, grant, set aside, stand, appropriate, abide, support, let, digest, suffer, brook, bear, give up, stick out, reserve, tolerate, countenance, permit, provide, endure, leave, allow, stomach, take into account, allow for, earmark

    Antonyms:
    veto, disallow, interdict, proscribe, prohibit, nix, forbid

  5. deferral, recess(noun)

    a state of abeyance or suspended business

    Synonyms:
    photometrist, photometrician

  6. adjourn, recess, break up(verb)

    close at the end of a session

    "The court adjourned"

    Synonyms:
    unblock, supply, turn, let go, unloose, put under, let on, bring out, unwrap, reveal, disclose, inconvenience, release, expose, bother, bring on, write out, give up, go forth, unveil, cut, relinquish, put out, liberate, anaesthetize, expel, publish, extend, anesthetize, stretch out, loose, unloosen, give away, get out, break, let go of, incommode, egress, retire, disoblige, trouble, set off, douse, discommode, stretch forth, divulge, make out, write, produce, anaesthetise, resign, exhaust, exsert, smother, emerge, eject, discharge, anesthetise, issue, free, print, uncover, secrete, hold out, come out, come forth, discover, unfreeze, introduce, let out

  7. recess(verb)

    make a recess in

    "recess the piece of wood"

    Synonyms:
    schizophrenic disorder, schizophrenia, dementia praecox, schizophrenic psychosis

  8. recess(verb)

    put into a recess

    "recess lights"

    Synonyms:
    date, take in, figure, go out, look, reckon, watch, find, view, go steady, get word, meet, examine, construe, determine, assure, find out, see to it, fancy, picture, visualize, realise, control, encounter, escort, learn, envision, run into, visit, run across, come across, understand, get a line, go through, image, take care, witness, ensure, attend, pick up, regard, experience, ascertain, catch, visualise, consider, interpret, hear, realize, get wind, project, discover, insure, check

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

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US English
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British
Karen
Australian
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Indian

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How to use recess in a sentence?

  1. Physical Literacy Kamin:

    This particular grade level is at the highest risk for misunderstandings, disagreements and even injuries at recess time, and we've had none, so the impact that it is has goes far beyond just the academic and the behaviors in the classroom, even during the unstructured times, they're better able to manage themselves, to play independently and to do that in a way so that the recess time actually serves them the way it's intended to, which is to give them time to play and have fun.

  2. President Barack Obama on Tuesday:

    I strongly urge them to work through this recess and identify a way to get this done, this needs to get done.

  3. William Ruto:

    Kenya is known worldwide for her athletics prowess and this is why we recalled Parliament from recess to pass the anti-doping legislation because we want to run clean sports, anybody caught in any future doping scandal will be jailed for three years or fined 3 million Kenyan shilling ($29,721) because we want to get rid of crooked people misleading our athletes from our midst.

  4. Mitch McConnells:

    Due to the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the President's nominees, and the goal of passing appropriations bills prior to the end of the fiscal year, the August recess has been canceled, senators should expect to remain in session in August to pass legislation, including appropriations bills, and to make additional progress on the President's nominees.

  5. Senator Allen:

    A recess coalition of very concerned citizens — Christine Davis and Scott Turner -- are two individuals that came to see me. They had been trying to work with school districts that were not providing recess and they were n’t getting anywhere. As I thought about it, I thought,' Well goodness, these kids need a break.'.

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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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    Which of the following terms is not a synonym of "spread out"?
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    • B. concentrated
    • C. unfold
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