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Alternative clues for the word recess




Play period

It's a relief

Time out

Play time

Day break?

Judge's declaration

Judge's announcement


School time when kids aren't studying

One may be called in court

When dodgeball may be played

A state of abeyance or suspended business

A small concavity

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

An enclosure that is set back or indented

A pause from doing something (as work)

Grade-schooler's break

Set back

School break

Classroom break


Trial separation?

Pupils' delight

Welcome break

Capitol Hill interim

Congressional pause

R & R for Junior


Time off for Congress

Grade-school period

Playground time


Congressman's home-going time


Adjourn briefly

Word definitions for recess in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. noun COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE dark ▪ Something scuttled away into some dark recess . ▪ Smells whose memory had been hidden in the darkest recesses of my mind assailed my nostrils. ▪ But it took some getting at, the core of the physical jungle,...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Recess \Re*cess"\ (r[-e]*s[e^]s"), n. [L. recessus, fr. recedere, recessum. See Recede .] A withdrawing or retiring; a moving back; retreat; as, the recess of the tides. Every degree of ignorance being so far a recess and degradation from rationality. --South....

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
(context obsolete rare English) Remote, distant (in time or place). n. 1 (context countable or uncountable English) A break, pause or vacation. 2 An inset, hole, space or opening. 3 (context US English) A time of play, usually, on a playground. 4 A decree...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1530s, "act of receding," from Latin recessus "a going back, retreat," from recessum , past participle of recedere "to recede" (see recede ). Meaning "hidden or remote part" first recorded 1610s; that of "period of stopping from usual work" is from 1620s,...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a state of abeyance or suspended business [syn: deferral ] a small concavity [syn: recession , niche , corner ] an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands) [syn: inlet ] an enclosure that is set back or indented [syn: niche ]...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Recess is an American animated television series created by Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere (credited as "Paul and Joe") and produced by Walt Disney Television Animation , with animation done by Grimsaem , Plus One Animation , Sunwoo Animation , and Toon...

Usage examples of recess.

A little higher up there are small areas of alluvium, or bottom land, in recesses and coves in the walls and generally only a foot or two above the stream bed.

Somewhere down deep in the dwindling recesses of my conscience a tiny voice was asking about the fates of the women and children inside Brut Adler.

This gave rise to much altercation and debate, especially among the lords, where the Earl of Chatham, Lord Camden, and others, who had long been the advocates of popular rights, vindicated the present exercise of royal prerogative, not on the plea of necessity but of right: arguing that a dispensing power was inherent in the crown, which might be exerted during the recess of parliament, but which expired whenever parliament reassembled.

But we were more interested in the recesses of Comptroller Bay, where our eyes eagerly sought out the three bights of land and centred on the midmost one, where the gathering twilight showed the dim walls of a valley extending inland.

He scanned the console, noting a recessed keyboard near his midriff, and tapped four of the keys.

After more aeons of descent I saw some side passages or burrows leading from unknown recesses of blackness to this shaft of nighted mystery.

By the time that an animal had reached, after numberless generations, the deepest recesses, disuse will on this view have more or less perfectly obliterated its eyes, and natural selection will often have effected other changes, such as an increase in the length of the antennae or palpi, as a compensation for blindness.

The panthan was glad that a sword hung at his side, and glad too that they were buried in the dim recesses of the pits and that there would be but a single antagonist, for time was precious.

They had replaced his recessed photoreceptors with extras from the repair kit Lando had included in the equipment pod, but several thud bugs had penetrated deep inside the skull casing, smashing circuit boards and detection mediums beyond all hope of repair.

His hips plunged down, ramming his hard prodder toward her cervix hidden in the warm recesses of her vagina.

When the improvised feast was over, Quarrington explored the recesses of the tiny hold and unearthed a lantern, which he proceeded to light and attach to the broken mast.

The water seeks out all the low places, and ramifies the interior, running away into lovely bays and lagoons, leaving slender tongues of land and picturesque islands, and bringing into the recesses of the land, to the remote country farms and settlements, the flavor of salt, and the fish and mollusks of the briny sea.

Behind the drapes, Tyson knew, was a large recessed area, the presbytery, where the high altar sat beneath a large cross.

The noise seemed to be coming from a large recessed alcove that lay ahead on the right.

The sarcophagus was recessed in a niche, obscured from this oblique angle.