Break - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Break.

CAESURA
ENTRACTE
ESCAPE
GAP
HIATUS
HOLIDAY
LULL
NAP
RECESS
RESPITE
REST
RESTPERIOD
RIFT
SMASH
STOP
TAKETEN
TAME
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CAESURA
  1. a break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line
  2. a pause or interruption (as in a conversation); "after an ominous caesura the preacher continued"
ENTRACTE
  1. The interval between two acts of a play or opera.
ESCAPE
  1. escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"
  2. flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
  3. remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion; "We escaped to our summer house for a few days"; "The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer"
  4. be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by; "What you are seeing in him eludes me"
  5. the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"
  6. a means or way of escaping; "hard work was his escape from worry"; "they installed a second hatch as an escape"; "their escape route"
  7. an avoidance of danger or difficulty; "that was a narrow escape"
GAP
  1. an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"
  2. a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"
  3. a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"
  4. a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations
  5. make an opening or gap in
  6. a pass between mountain peaks
  7. an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall"
HIATUS
  1. a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure
  2. a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript)
  3. an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
HOLIDAY
  1. leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure; "we get two weeks of vacation every summer"; "we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico"
  2. a day on which work is suspended by law or custom; "no mail is delivered on federal holidays"; "it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover"
  3. spend or take a vacation
LULL
  1. become quiet or less intensive; "the fighting lulled for a moment"
  2. calm by deception; "Don't let yourself be lulled into a false state of security"
  3. make calm or still;
  4. a period of calm weather;
  5. a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished; "there was never a letup in the noise"
NAP
  1. a soft or fuzzy surface texture
  2. a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap"
  3. take a siesta; "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"
  4. a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes
  5. sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
  6. the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave; "for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction"
RECESS
  1. close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned"
  2. make a recess in; "recess the piece of wood"
  3. put into a recess; "recess lights"
  4. a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"
  5. an enclosure that is set back or indented
  6. an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
  7. a small concavity
  8. a state of abeyance or suspended business
RESPITE
  1. a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"
  2. the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment
  3. an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
  4. a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
  5. a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
  6. postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
REST
  1. be inactive, refrain from acting; "The committee is resting over the summer"
  2. be inherent or innate in;
  3. have a place in relation to something else;
  4. freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"
  5. a support on which things can be put; "the gun was steadied on a special rest"
  6. a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
  7. something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"
  8. euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
  9. be at rest
  10. a state of inaction; "a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon"
  11. stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it";
RESTPERIOD
RIFT
  1. a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
  2. a narrow fissure in rock
  3. a gap between cloud masses; "the sun shone through a rift in the clouds"
  4. split
SMASH
  1. hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer"
  2. collide or strike violently and suddenly; "The motorcycle smashed into the guard rail"
  3. hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke
  4. damage or destroy as if by violence; "The teenager banged up the car of his mother"
  5. humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her"
  6. hit violently; "She smashed her car against the guard rail"
  7. reduce to bankruptcy;
  8. with a loud crash; "the car went smash through the fence"
  9. a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang"
  10. the act of colliding with something; "his crash through the window"; "the fullback's smash into the defensive line"
  11. break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow; "The window smashed"
  12. a hard return hitt
STOP
  1. (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes;
  2. a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations;
  3. a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it;
  4. the event of something ending;
  5. a spot where something halts or pauses;
  6. the state of inactivity following an interruption;
  7. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical;
  8. a brief stay in the course of a journey;
  9. the act of stopping something;
  10. an obstruction in a pipe or tube;
  11. a restraint that checks the motion of something;
  12. stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments;
  13. a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens;
TAKETEN
TAME
  1. flat and uninspiring
  2. very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes
  3. brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries"
  4. very restrained or quiet; "a tame Christmas party"; "she was one of the tamest and most abject creatures imaginable with no will or power to act but as directed"
  5. correct by punishment or discipline
  6. easily controlled
  7. make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans; "The horse was domesticated a long time ago"; "The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog"
  8. overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"
  9. adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"
  10. make less strong or intense; soften; "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"
Break Clue Last Updated: 03/08/2019 9:00am

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Crack the whip at, maybe
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Discontinuity
Disparity
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Docile
Doctor's advice, perhaps
Doctor's directive
Doctor's prescription
Doctor's recommendation,
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Domesticated
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Down time
Down-and-out time?
Downtime
Downy surface
Doze
Dramatic break
Drop off for a bit
Drop off, maybe
Easily calmed
Easy to manage
Emanation from Earth's mantle
End sinks after rising
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Eve's follower
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Falling out
Falling-out
Far from risqu
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Finish stone work
Fissure
Flannel feature
Flea
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Forty winks
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Fuzziness
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General idea that's not opening, is opening
Gentle
Gentle hint, a member assumes
Get a little shuteye
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Get free
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Getaway
Gift to an overworked sal
Go out for a bit?
Go over the wall, maybe
Gulf
Halt
Hard show to get tickets
Hardly boisterous
Hardly racy
Hiatus
Hit show
Hobby, e.g.
Holiday
Holiday bay
Holiday in a secluded spot
Huge hit
In break, shout greeting in our direction
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Indented area
Initially easy to walk up over small flight
Interlude
Intermission
Interregnum
Interruption
Intersection sign
Interstice
Interval
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It's a relief
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Judge's announcement
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Kind of home or room
Kindergarten break
Knock off
Lacking spice
Lacking thrills
Leftover part
Leftovers
Let-up
Letterman dental feature
Lie
Lie down
Lie down on the job?
Lie to, in nautical lingo
Like kiddie rides
Longtime mall chain
Losing some faith finally in prudence, causing split
Lull
Magic act
Make calm
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Male wearing belt across shoulder for collision
Mall chain, with "The"
Mall retailer, with "The"
Market order
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Medical advice, often
Metro map feature
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More than nod
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Musical mark
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Narrow opening
Niche
Niche for Time Out?
Niche, alcove
Niche, hollow in a wall
No longer wild
No longer work
Nod off
Nonplus
Nook
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Not electric
Not exciting
Not exciting; cooperative
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Not pay attention
Not play
Not wild
Obey a red light
Observe the Sabbath
Occasion to recharge
Old Navy's parent, with "
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Opening
Opening article penned by doctor
Opening regularly within grasp?
Organ knob
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Organ piece
Orthodontist's concern
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Overhead shot
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Part of R & R
Pastime
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Pause as priest turns a key
Pause from exertion
Pause in activity
Pause in continuity
Pause in the action
Peace of mind
Period of calm
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Period of relief
Pile
Play time
Pleasant distraction
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Prevent containers turning over
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Pull up
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Quash
Quick rest
Quick shuteye
Quiet moment
Quiet time
Quietude
Quietus
Quit
Raised fiber
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Recharging aid
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Rein in
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Relaxation
Remainder
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Remains calm
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Respite
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Rest
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