Word:

Pause

Pronunciation: pạzd
n.1.A temporary stop or rest; an intermission of action; interruption; suspension; cessation.
2.Temporary inaction or waiting; hesitation; suspence; doubt.
I stand in pause where I shall first begin.
- Shak.
3.In speaking or reading aloud, a brief arrest or suspension of voice, to indicate the limits and relations of sentences and their parts.
4.In writing and printing, a mark indicating the place and nature of an arrest of voice in reading; a punctuation point; as, teach the pupil to mind the pauses.
5.A break or paragraph in writing.
6.(Mus.) A hold. See 4th Hold, 7.
v. i.1.To make a short stop; to cease for a time; to intermit speaking or acting; to stop; to wait; to rest.
[imp. & p. p. Paused (pạzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Pausing.]
2.To be intermitted; to cease; as, the music pauses.
3.To hesitate; to hold back; to delay.
Why doth the Jew pause? Take thy forfeiture.
- Shak.
4.To stop in order to consider; hence, to consider; to reflect.
To pause upon
to deliberate concerning.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To cause to stop or rest; - used reflexively.
Noun1.Pausepause - a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
2.pause - temporary inactivity
Verb1.pause - interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing; "The speaker paused"
Synonyms: hesitate
2.pause - cease an action temporarily; "We pause for station identification"; "let's break for lunch"
Synonyms: intermit, break
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