Definitions For Recess

noun

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

verb

  • Close at the end of a session
  • Make a recess in
  • Put into a recess
  • To stop regular activity in a court of law or in a government for a usually short period of time

Is Recess 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
8
Words with Friends
9

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

Examples of Recess in a Sentence

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

Synonyms for Recess

Antonyms for Recess

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