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Synonyms for recess
rɪˈsɛs, ˈri sɛsre·cess

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. recessadjective

    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 Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. recess

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

    Antonyms:
    promontory, protrusion, projection, publicity, worktime

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. deferral, recessnoun

    a state of abeyance or suspended business

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

  2. recess, recession, niche, cornernoun

    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, recessnoun

    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, nichenoun

    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 outverb

    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. recessverb

    put into a recess

    "recess lights"

    Synonyms:
    break up, adjourn

  7. recessverb

    make a recess in

    "recess the piece of wood"

    Synonyms:
    break up, adjourn

  8. adjourn, recess, break upverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. recessnoun

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

  2. recessnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. recessnoun

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

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How to use recess in a sentence?

  1. 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.'.

  2. Heather Stewart:

    Suggestion from more than one source of a Privy Council meeting at Balmoral today, to discuss/agree extending the conference recess until 14 October.

  3. 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.

  4. Jon Stewart:

    What just makes the gut punch that much more devastating is that these people all came down here so that they could finally tell the men and -- their constituents are dying. And they're gon na get it done after recess ? You don't -- tell their cancer to take a recess, tell their cancer to stay home and go visit their families.

  5. Kyle Schwartz:

    The next day at recess, all the girls huddled around her and played tag, a lot of what we're teaching is how to be a good friend. My students' emotional needs are just as important as their academic needs.


Translations for recess

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  • تجويفArabic
  • výklenekCzech
  • Aushöhlung, Nische, Ferien, Unterbrechung, Winkel, Pause, VertiefungGerman
  • recreo, recesoSpanish
  • افتادنPersian
  • syvennys, välituntiFinnish
  • vacances, récréation, pause, récréFrench
  • zug, mélyedés, szünet, szünidőHungarian
  • ferie, incavo, recesso, pausaItalian
  • 休業, 休み時間, ゆとり, 休暇, あそびをとる, 休憩時間, あそび, 休憩をとるJapanese
  • recessusLatin
  • recesDutch
  • recesso, recreioPortuguese
  • pauză, vacanțăRomanian
  • перерыв, каникулы, перемена, углублять, углублениеRussian
  • utrymme, rast, skollov, mån, lov, spel, pausSwedish
  • ara, girik, mola, oyuk, paydos, çukur, boşluk, niş, teneffüs, tātil, yuva, girintiTurkish
  • یاد رکھناUrdu

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