Recess synonyms and antonyms

rē'sĕs', rĭ-sĕs'

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The result of breaking, as a crack, separation, or opening:
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Alternative spelling of time off.
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(Music) The prolongation of one or more tones of a chord into a following chord to create a temporary dissonance.
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The definition of a hole is a hollow place, opening or break in something.
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(By extension) Any position of opportunity for which one is well-suited, such as a particular market in business.
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To carry on; persist in:
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A quarrel, or square-headed arrow.
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A recess or partly enclosed extension connected to or forming part of a room.
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A small corner formed by two walls; an alcove or recess or ancone.
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(Rare) Continuation; sequel
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Seclusion is defined as isolation, privacy or being away from others, or a private or sheltered place that is away from others.
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A brief respite from work when coffee or other refreshment is typically taken
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(Nautical) a period without waves or wind.
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Interim is defined as a period of time between one event and another.
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The definition of an interlude is a pause in something, such as a play, or is an intervening period of time in between two other things.
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A corner where two walls intersect.
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A period of time when one is not working or engaged in a planned activity:
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An opportunity to prepare for or have a respite from a difficult situation.
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An opening (in a wall or parapet) with the sides slanting outward to increase the angle of fire of a gun
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A cell is defined as the smallest unit of an organism with a nucleus.
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The process of changing or undergoing change in one's thinking or in a position:
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The definition of a recession is a slow economic period where the gross domestic product declines and unemployment increases for two or more quarters.
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A short period of inaction; temporary stop, break, or rest, as in speaking or reading
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A break where a part is missing or lost, as in a manuscript; gap in a sequence; lacuna
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The definition of timeout is time away from work or play.
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A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
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The opening between the jaws of a vise, etc.
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The act or an instance of becoming open or being made to open:
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A hollow formation or place; cavity; hole
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Something on which one depends, often excessively:
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A small, narrow opening; crack, as in a wall
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A bay window projecting from an upper floor, supported from below with corbels or brackets.
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A place where something or someone may be safely hidden
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An ambush is defined as a surprise attack by someone, or something that was hidden.
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(Architecture) A usually semicircular or polygonal, often vaulted recess, especially the termination of the sanctuary end of a church.
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A toilet; a water closet.
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A wreath of bay leaves, a classical token of honor given to poets and conquerors
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A temporary cessation of fighting by mutual consent; a truce.
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Privacy is the state of being free from public scrutiny or from having your secrets or personal information shared.
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The definition of respite is a delay.
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(Archaic) A place of privacy or seclusion; a retreat.
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(Architecture) To arch over; to build in a hollow concave form; to make in the form of a cove.
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(Informal) Meaningful progress; headway:
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A region of low atmospheric pressure. Low pressure systems result in precipitation, ranging from mild to severe in intensity.
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A channel for the passage of a body fluid, such as blood.
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A part or thing added to make something reach further or last longer; extension, supplement, sequel, etc.
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That or those remaining:
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The place, especially a chair, used for such a measure or punishment.
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One who breathes in a certain way
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A narrow strip of water between islands
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The area enclosed or bounded by an angle formed in this manner:
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To briefly delay, suspend, or postpone a court proceeding. See also continuance.
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The act or an instance of retracting or revoking:
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A hollow area within the body.
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A place at which someone or something stops:
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A period of time during which normal executive leadership is suspended or interrupted.
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A half-open interval.
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A minor railway station (usually unstaffed) in the United Kingdom.
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A hole, or roosting place for pigeons.
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A pronged tool having a long straight handle, used for digging, lifting, throwing etc.
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A small sleeping compartment, especially within a dormitory.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) Of a telephone conversation, to cease to be understandable because of a bad connection.
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A naturally occurring underground hollow or passage, especially one with an opening to the surface of the Earth. Caves can form through a variety of processes, including the dissolution of limestone by flowing water, the differential cooling of volcanic magma (which occurs when the outside surface of the lava cools, but the inside continues to flow downwards, forming a hollow tube), or the action of wind and waves along a rocky coast.
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Simple past tense and past participle of cleave
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Find another word for recess. In this page you can discover 74 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for recess, like: break, time-off, suspension, hole, niche, continue, carrel, alcove, nook, continuance and seclusion.