Synonyms & Antonyms : Pause

Pause



( Noun )


The whole discussion went on without any
pause.

Synonyms:

Respite

Interval

Break

Halt

Cessation

Intermission

Lull

Suspension

Stoppage

Wait

Contextual Examples:

The board of directors gave the candidate short
respite before the next question.

There was an
interval of ten minutes at the concert to give the orchestra a rest.

His absence from office was treated as a
break in his service.

The troops
halted for a rest.

The warring nations agreed on a
cessation of hostilities.

Many of the audience left the hall in the
intermission, so boring was the picture.

There was
lull before the thunderstorm.

His
suspension has been revoked by the new secretary.

Stoppage of work by the union leaders for their trivial demands was condemned by the press.

The chairman is
waiting to begin the meeting.



Antonyms:

Continue

Continuance

Continuation

Continuity

Contextual Examples:

We
continued our journey without break.

We should inform of our new order to the firm in
continuation of the earlier order.

This business is a
continuance of the old one.

We must ensure the
continuity of schemes undertaken by the forgoing ministry.




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