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Synonyms and Antonyms of recess

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recess

synonym (synonym of recess)

  • (noun.state)
    a state of abeyance or suspended business (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    a small concavity (noun.shape)
     
  • (noun.object)
    an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands) (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an enclosure that is set back or indented (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a pause from doing something (as work) (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.change)
    close at the end of a session (verb.change)
     

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

  • a pause from doing something (as work) (noun.act)
    temporary inactivity (noun.act)
     
  • a small concavity (noun.shape)
    a shape that curves or bends inward (noun.shape)
     
  • a state of abeyance or suspended business (noun.state)
    temporary cessation or suspension (noun.state)
     
  • an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands) (noun.object)
    the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean) (noun.object)
     
  • an enclosure that is set back or indented (noun.artifact)
    a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose (noun.artifact)
     
  • close at the end of a session (verb.change)
    have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical (verb.stative)
     
  • make a recess in (verb.contact)
    notch the edge of or make jagged (verb.contact)
     
  • put into a recess (verb.contact)
    put into a certain place or abstract location (verb.contact)
     

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

  • a pause from doing something (as work) (noun.act)
    a week or more of recess during the spring term at school (noun.act)
     
  • a small concavity (noun.shape)
    a small recess in the wall of the pharynx (noun.body)
     
  • an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands) (noun.object)
    a small inlet (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs; common in Norway (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked) (noun.object)
     
  • an enclosure that is set back or indented (noun.artifact)
    a small recess opening off a larger room (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a domed or vaulted recess or projection on a building especially the east end of a church; usually contains the altar (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a niche for a funeral urn containing the ashes of the cremated dead (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    (Islam) a niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the direction of Mecca (noun.artifact)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF recess relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands) (noun.object)
    an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean between southern Wales and southwestern England (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a gulf of the Aegean on the southeastern coast of Greece (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a large inlet of the Barents Sea in the northwestern part of European Russia (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a former inlet of the North Sea in the northern coast of the Netherlands; sealed off from the sea in 1932 by a dam that created the IJsselmeer (noun.object)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.object)
    a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land (noun.object)
     

derivation (.... is derived from recess)

  • a pause from doing something (as work) (noun.act)
    close at the end of a session (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    cease an action temporarily (verb.communication)
     
  • a small concavity (noun.shape)
    force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape (verb.motion)
     
  • an enclosure that is set back or indented (noun.artifact)
    put into a recess (verb.contact)
     
  • close at the end of a session (verb.change)
    the termination of a meeting (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a pause from doing something (as work) (noun.act)
     
  • make a recess in (verb.contact)
    a small concavity (noun.shape)
     
  • put into a recess (verb.contact)
    an enclosure that is set back or indented (noun.artifact)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym instance hyponym part meronym derivation deferral corner inlet niche break respite pause enclosure body of water water concave shape concavity spring break alcove apse apsis cinerarium columbarium bristol channel gulf of aegina saronic gulf white sea zuider zee lake sea adjourn break up break intermit corner adjournment

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