Synonyms for time-out
a brief suspension of play
respite, recess, break, time out(noun)
a pause from doing something (as work)
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time-out(noun)A short break in the action of a sport, for substitution, consultation, etc.
time-out(noun)A break from a tense, heated or stressful situation (often enforced, sometimes as a disciplinary measure); a cooling-off period.
time-out(noun)The intentional ending of an incomplete task after a time limit considered a long enough for it to end normally.
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