Synonyms for paused
- break it up
- call time
- catch one's breath
- come to standstill
- hold back
- put on hold
- stop briefly
- take a break
- take a breather
- take five
- take ten
- think twice
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PAUSED
In this holy atmosphere we paused for a moment in silent reverence.
Philip, after a moment's hesitation, followed her, and paused in the doorway.
Passing the Jewish cemetery, Kate and Harry paused a moment.
He stepped to the door into the horse shed and paused; there was no sound.
"I'll see you later," said Grace, as they paused for a moment in front of Vinton's.
She paused, with a look of expectation, as if she waited for my consenting answer.
With his hand on the knob of the drawing-room door Austin paused and looked at him.
Andrew paused in the shallows to allow Sally one swallow; then he went on.
There they paused, and stood for a few minutes face to face talking earnestly.
He paused, evidently expectant of laudatory corroboration from the secretary.