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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 11
3. In speaking or reading aloud, a brief arrest or suspension of voice, to indicate the limits and relations of sentences and their parts.
4. In writing and printing, a mark indicating the place and nature of an arrest of voice in reading; a punctuation point; as, teach the pupil to mind the pauses.
6. A hold. See 4th Hold, 7.
8. To be intermitted; to cease; as, the music pauses.
10. To stop in order to consider; hence, to consider; to reflect.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cause to stop or rest; - used reflexively.
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