Definitions For Pause


  • 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


  • 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

Words with Friends

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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