Is RECESS a scrabble word?

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Definitions for the word 'recess'


  1. RECESS, a pause from doing something (as work)
  2. RECESS, an enclosure that is set back or indented
  3. RECESS, an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
  4. RECESS, a small concavity
  5. RECESS, a state of abeyance or suspended business
  6. RECESS, a short period of time during the school day when children can play
  7. RECESS, a usually brief period of time during which regular activity in a court of law or in a government stops
  8. RECESS, a dark, hidden place or part


  1. RECESS, close at the end of a session
  2. RECESS, make a recess in
  3. RECESS, put into a recess
  4. RECESS, to stop regular activity in a court of law or in a government for a usually short period of time

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The word RECESS is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'recess' in a sentence

  1. The students play outside after lunch and at recess.
  2. Do you have morning recess?
  3. The Senate debates will continue after the August recess.
  4. The trial recessed for the holidays.
  5. The judge decided to recess the trial for the holidays.

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