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Synonyms of pause

Noun


1. pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspension, time interval, interval

usage: a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

2. pause, inactivity

usage: temporary inactivity

Verb


1. hesitate, pause, delay

usage: interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing; "The speaker paused"

2. pause, intermit, break, interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off

usage: cease an action temporarily; "We pause for station identification"; "let's break for lunch"

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