Recess in a sentence as a noun

"errata: Winer went to a high school which had recess.

"All the blue-eyed children may leave early for recess.

I just feel like there's a core problem here that has been incubating since the recess playground.

[the judge] declared a recess, and the marshals escorted Auernheimer to a side room.

And announced plans to ride it solo into the planets deepest recessWhy?

If there were sticks, or tackling, or climbing on anything except the rubber-made play sets, they'd be sent to the office and be held in on the next recess.

Recess in a sentence as a verb

A friend of mine, who is now a very successful medical doctor and still quite close to me to this day, would walk around the yard with me at any recess.

She gave the blue-eyed children extra privileges, such as second helpings at lunch, access to the new jungle gym, and five extra minutes at recess.

In the Beacon Theater show, he tells a story about an ******* kid in his childs class, and about shaking the kid up a bit when he was volunteering at the school one recess.

The recess is made such that the passenger can see this display, but the primary consumer of the information is the driver.- from the steering wheel and the gear stick, every important button is within fingers reach.

Besides the fact that Finnish schools make sure every student eats enough and teachers have a lot of autonomy to shape lessons to student needs, students get something like 50 minutes of recess at lunch and less formal breaks every hour or so during the day.

Speaking in financial terms relative to other space ventures, would it really be all that expensive to launch a deep space probe every few years and send it hurdling off toward some distant recess of space, outfitted with whatever state-of-the-art equipment we had available at the time?

Recess definitions


a state of abeyance or suspended business

See also: deferral


a small concavity

See also: recession niche corner


an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)

See also: inlet


an enclosure that is set back or indented

See also: niche


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

See also: respite break


put into a recess; "recess lights"


make a recess in; "recess the piece of wood"


close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned"

See also: adjourn