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Pause

Pause

WordNet



noun


(1)   Temporary inactivity
(2)   A time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

verb


(3)   Cease an action temporarily
"We pause for station identification"
"Let's break for lunch"
(4)   Interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing
"The speaker paused"
Wiktonary



Etymology


From pause, from pausa; compare with

Noun



  1. A short time for relaxing and doing something else.
  2. A button found on players of electronic and digital media (such as a VCR or DVD player) that suspends play.

Verb