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  • recess — re·cess / rē ˌses, ri ses/ n: a temporary adjournment of a trial, hearing, or legislative session recess vb Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. recess …   Law dictionary

  • recess — [rē′ses; ] also, & for v. usually [, ri ses′] n. [L recessus < pp. of recedere: see RECEDE1] 1. a receding or hollow place, as in a surface, wall, etc.; niche 2. a secluded, withdrawn, or inner place [subterranean recesses, the recesses of the …   English World dictionary

  • recess — Synonyms and related words: Jim Crow, abeyance, adjourn, adytum, alcove, apartheid, apartness, ashram, asylum, bay, bolt hole, bosom, break, breath, breathe, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time, cache,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • recess — n. 1) to take a recess 2) a spring; summer; winter recess 3) in recess (parliament was in recess) * * * [rɪ ses] summer winter recess a spring to take a recess in recess (parliament was in recess) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • recess — 1. noun 1) two recesses fitted with bookshelves Syn: alcove, bay, niche, nook, corner, hollow, oriel 2) (recesses) the deepest recesses of the castle Syn: innermost parts/reaches …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • take five — Synonyms and related words: break, breathe, call a break, call time, declare a recess, interlude, intermit, interval, intervene, knock off, lay off, pause, recess, stop for breath, take a break, take a recess, take a rest, take ten, take time out …   Moby Thesaurus

  • recess — noun /rəˈsɛs / (say ruh ses), /ˈrisɛs / (say reeses) 1. a part or space that is set back or recedes, as a bay or an alcove in a room. 2. an indentation in a line or extent of coast, hills, forest, etc. 3. (usually plural) a secluded inner area or …  

  • recess — I. noun Etymology: Latin recessus, from recedere to recede Date: 1531 1. the action of receding ; recession 2. a hidden, secret, or secluded place or part 3. a. indentation, cleft < a deep recess in the hill > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • recess — /ri ses , ree ses/, n. 1. temporary withdrawal or cessation from the usual work or activity. 2. a period of such withdrawal. 3. a receding part or space, as a bay or alcove in a room. 4. an indentation in a line or extent of coast, hills, forest …   Universalium

  • recess — re•cess [[t]rɪˈsɛs, ˈri sɛs[/t]] n. 1) a temporary withdrawal or cessation from the usual work or activity; break 2) a period of such withdrawal: a five minute recess[/ex] 3) a receding part or space, as an alcove in a room 4) an indentation, as… …   From formal English to slang

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