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Synonyms and Antonyms of pause

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pause

synonym (synonym of pause)

  • (noun.time)
    a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    cease an action temporarily (verb.communication)
     

hypernym (pause IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
    a definite length of time marked off by two instants (noun.time)
     
  • cease an action temporarily (verb.communication)
    make a break in (verb.communication)
     
  • interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing (verb.stative)
    act later than planned, scheduled, or required (verb.stative)
     
  • temporary inactivity (noun.act)
    being inactive; being less active (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF pause relation)

  • a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
    a break or intermission in the occurrence of something (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a pause or interruption (as in a conversation) (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    an inadvertent interruption in a broadcast during which there is no sound (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    an intermission between the first and second half of a game (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a pause for relaxation (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a brief suspension of play (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished (noun.time)
     
  • cease an action temporarily (verb.communication)
    take a short break from one's activities in order to relax (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    take a break for five minutes (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    take a ten minute break (verb.communication)
     
  • interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing (verb.stative)
    utter `hems' and `haws'; indicated hesitation (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    hesitate on moral grounds (verb.stative)
     
  • temporary inactivity (noun.act)
    a pause from doing something (as work) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of pausing uncertainly (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of suspending activity temporarily (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from pause)

  • a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
    stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.social)
    interrupt a continued activity (verb.social)
     
  • cease an action temporarily (verb.communication)
    temporary inactivity (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a pause from doing something (as work) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of suspending activity temporarily (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
     
  • interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing (verb.stative)
    the act of pausing uncertainly (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    one who hesitates (usually out of fear) (noun.person)
     
  • temporary inactivity (noun.act)
    cease an action temporarily (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing (verb.stative)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation break intermission interruption hesitate intermit inactivity interval time interval break up cut off disrupt break recess falter faltering intermission freeze break intermit hesitate freeze suspend break away

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