Definitions For Pause

noun

  • Temporary inactivity
  • A time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
  • A temporary stop : a period of time in which something is stopped before it is started again
  • A control that you use when you want to stop a recorded song, movie, etc., for a short time
  • The sign ·̑ that is placed over or under a musical note, rest, etc., to show that it should be held longer than usual

verb

  • Cease an action temporarily
  • Interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing
  • To stop doing something for a short time before doing it again
  • To cause (a recorded song, movie, etc.) to stop for a short time by pushing a button on a device

Is Pause a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
9

The word Pause is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pause in a Sentence

  • There was a brief pause in the conversation.
  • After a pause the teacher continued the lesson.
  • He hit pause on the player and explained the significance of the song's lyrics.
  • She paused for a few seconds before crossing the street.
  • We paused briefly to look at the scenery.
  • He talked for over an hour without pausing.

Synonyms for Pause

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