What are some alternative words for recess?

Synonyms for recessrɪˈsɛs, ˈri sɛs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deferral, recess(noun)

    a state of abeyance or suspended business

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

  2. recess, recession, niche, corner(noun)

    a small concavity

    Synonyms:
    nook, recessional, quoin, deferral, respite, corner, receding, recess, ceding back, break, time out, recession, ecological niche, inlet, street corner, niche, box, turning point

  3. inlet, recess(noun)

    an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)

    Synonyms:
    recess, corner, deferral, inlet, recession, niche, intake, break, respite, time out

  4. recess, niche(noun)

    an enclosure that is set back or indented

    Synonyms:
    recess, corner, ecological niche, deferral, inlet, recession, niche, break, respite, time out

  5. respite, recess, break, time out(verb)

    a pause from doing something (as work)

    Synonyms:
    prison-breaking, rest period, deferral, rest, recession, jailbreak, respite, relief, corner, interruption, rift, intermission, severance, niche, falling out, prisonbreak, suspension, recess, 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. recess(verb)

    put into a recess

    Synonyms:
    break up, adjourn

  7. recess(verb)

    make a recess in

    Synonyms:
    break up, adjourn

  8. adjourn, recess, break up(verb)

    close at the end of a session

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, fragmentize, decompose, collapse, interrupt, crash, retire, split up, pick, dismantle, break up, recess, 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

Wiktionary

  1. recess(adjective)

    Remote, distant (in time or place).

    Synonyms:
    pause, vacation, break, day off

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. recess(n.)

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

  2. recess(n.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

break, holiday, playtime, suspension, adjournment, pause, vacation, 'clock, cavity, recreation, niche


Translations for recess

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تجويفArabic
  • Nische, Pause, Vertiefung, Winkel, Ferien, Aushöhlung, UnterbrechungGerman
  • receso, recreoSpanish
  • افتادنPersian
  • syvennys, välituntiFinnish
  • pause, vacances, récréation, récréFrench
  • zug, szünet, szünidő, mélyedésHungarian
  • pausa, ferie, incavo, recessoItalian
  • 休み時間, 休暇, 休憩時間, 休業, 休憩をとる, ゆとり, あそびをとる, あそびJapanese
  • recessusLatin
  • recesDutch
  • recesso, recreioPortuguese
  • pauză, vacanțăRomanian
  • углубление, каникулы, перемена, перерыв, углублятьRussian
  • rast, mån, paus, spel, lov, skollov, utrymmeSwedish
  • girik, mola, oyuk, paydos, çukur, boşluk, niş, tātil, girinti, ara, yuva, teneffüsTurkish
  • یاد رکھناUrdu

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