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The depths or innermost part of something
“Maybe in that deep, dark recess of my soul, I just want to be able to dream again.”
Plural for a hollow space inside something
“A huge four-posted bed with silken hangings occupied a recess in the room.”
Plural for a dent or hollow in a surface
“Unfortunately, the brand new, shiny car now has a huge recess in the rear.”
Plural for a temporary break or suspension during an activity
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“He then suggested that they should take a fifteen-minute recess in the meeting so that the members could discuss the matter among themselves.”
Plural for a period when school or work is suspended, to be resumed at a later date
“During a recess from school, she went skiing, and her life was changed forever.”
Plural for a state of being inactive or suspended, especially temporarily
“The UP parties were abolished and the others placed in recess.”
Plural for a temporary period of respite or suspension during an activity
Plural for the absolute lowest level of something, literally or figuratively
Plural for a place or area that is suitable for concealing oneself
Plural for a space or gap that allows passage or access
Plural for a corner, especially an external projection or an internal recess of a part of a building or other structure
Plural for the action of delaying or moving at a slow pace
To (formally) bring an activity or process to an end temporarily
“The President is urging Congress to approve his economic stimulus package before lawmakers recess for the year.”
To halt an activity or task temporarily
To draw to a close
To stop proceedings, typically in relation to arduous activity
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