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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. pause: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. pause: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. pause: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. pause: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. pause: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. pause, pause: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Pause, pause: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. pause: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Pause, -pause, pause: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. pause: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. pause: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. pause: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. pause: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. pause (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. pause: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. pause: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. pause: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Pause (DOS command), Pause (Four Tet album), Pause (Jay Dee song), Pause (Pitbull song), Pause (Run-D.M.C. song), Pause (The Boondocks), Pause (band), Pause (disambiguation), Pause (film), Pause (musician), Pause: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Pause: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. pause: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. pause: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. Pause (f), pause, pause (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. pause: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. pause: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  25. pause: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. pause: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. pause: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. pause: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. pause: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. pause: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Pause: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]
  2. PAUSE: Bobs Byway OF POETIC TERMS [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pause: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pause: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. pause: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. pause: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. PAUSE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. pause: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pause, the pause: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (pause)

noun:  temporary inactivity
noun:  a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
verb:  cease an action temporarily ("We pause for station identification")
verb:  interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing ("The speaker paused")

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Words similar to pause:   hesitate, break, intermission, intermit, interruption, paused, pausing, suspension, interlude, letup, lull, rest, more...

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