Search Result:recess

KK Pronunciation

〔 rIˋsєs,ˋrisєs 〕


〔 riˊses,ˊriːses 〕

Overview of noun recess

The noun recess has 5 senses

  • deferral, recess -- (a state of abeyance or suspended business)

  • recess, recession, niche, corner -- (a small concavity)

  • inlet, recess -- (an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands))

  • recess, niche -- (an enclosure that is set back or indented)

  • respite, recess, break, time out -- (a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate")

Overview of verb recess

The verb recess has 3 senses

  • recess -- (put into a recess; "recess lights")

  • recess -- (make a recess in; "recess the piece of wood")

  • adjourn, recess, break up -- (close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned")