Nouns (14)

time out, break, recess, respite
n. a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"
niche, recess
n. an enclosure that is set back or indented
recess, inlet
n. an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
corner, niche, recession, recess
n. a small concavity
recess, deferral
n. a state of abeyance or suspended business

Verbs (5)

break up, recess, adjourn
v. close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned"
v. make a recess in; "recess the piece of wood"
v. put into a recess; "recess lights"

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Fuzzynyms (74)

relaxation method, relaxation
n. a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount
n. freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity; "he lacked the leisure for golf"
span, bridge
n. a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
bema, sanctuary, chancel
n. area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing
n. a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
nook, corner
n. an interior angle formed by two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room"
snuggery, snug, cubbyhole, cubby
n. a small secluded room
crack, gap
n. a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"
bay, alcove
n. a small recess opening off a larger room
n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
n. a way through or along which someone or something may pass
n. a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
cavum, bodily cavity, cavity
n. (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
harbour, harbor
n. a place of refuge and comfort and security
n. a fee for mooring
n. a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet
n. a sheltered and secluded place
refuge, safety
n. a safe place; "He ran to safety"
hollow, hole
n. a depression hollowed out of solid matter
grot, grotto
n. a small cave (usually with attractive features)
n. small or narrow cave in the side of a cliff or mountain
n. a large and unbroken expanse or distance; "a stretch of highway"; "a stretch of clear water"
lagune, laguna, lagoon
n. a body of water cut off from a larger body by a reef of sand or coral
sound, strait
n. a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
turn, twist, crook, bend
n. a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
chap, fissure, crack, cranny, crevice
n. a long narrow depression in a surface
suspension, interruption, break, intermission, pause
n. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
rest period, relief, rest, respite
n. a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
lull, letup
n. a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished; "there was never a letup in the noise"
v. cause to fade away; "dissolve a shot or a picture"
hold on, stop
v. stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"
set aside, suspend
v. make inoperative or stop; "suspend payments on the loan"
v. bring to a close; "The committee concluded the meeting"
throw out, dismiss
v. cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration; "This case is dismissed!"
desist, refrain, abstain
v. choose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"

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