Crossword Clue and Answers

Let's see if we can help you solve the crossword puzzle "Pause", we have 23 possible answers for this crossword clue, so hopefully we can assist you.

This clue in was most recently seen in the wild in Irish Independent - Simple.

We classify Pause to be a VERY COMMON crossword clue as we've seen it more than 23 times in a variety of crossword publications.

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  • Irish Independent - Simple - Tuesday, 6 Jul 2021
  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Friday, 28 May 2021
  • The Mirror Classic - Thursday, 4 Mar 2021
  • The Mirror Classic - Friday, 22 Jan 2021
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Thursday, 19 Nov 2020
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Saturday, 6 Jun 2020
  • The New York Times Crossword - Sunday, 11 Nov 2018
  • The New York Times Crossword - Wednesday, 12 Jul 2017

Crossword Answers

3 letters

An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"

4 letters

A brief stay in the course of a journey; "they made a stopover to visit their friends"

Freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"

An interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze"

Make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

5 letters

A pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished; "there was never a letup in the noise"

A mistake resulting from inattention

An escape from jail; "the breakout was carefully planned"

The act of moving back and forth

6 letters

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A natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

7 letters

Cause to be held in suspension in a fluid; "suspend the particles"

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

8 letters

The distance between things; "fragile items require separation and cushioning"

Interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing; "The speaker paused"

The act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"

Cease an action temporarily; "We pause for station identification"; "let's break for lunch"

Air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time

9 letters

A brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance

10 letters

The act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely); "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait"

A certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition"; "after some hesitation he agreed"

12 letters

The act of suspending activity temporarily

An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"


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