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  • as inpause
  • as inrecess
  • as inrest

synonyms for take five

  • hesitate
  • interrupt
  • shake
  • waver
  • cease
  • deliberate
  • desist
  • discontinue
  • drop
  • halt
  • reflect
  • rest
  • sideline
  • suspend
  • 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 ten
  • think twice
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antonyms for take five

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  • carry on
  • continue
  • do
  • go
  • keep on
  • restart
  • rise
  • persist
  • do
  • energize
  • activate
  • carry out
  • move
  • stand
  • walk
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How to use take five in a sentence

I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
I presume the twenty-five or thirty miles at this end is unhealthy, even for natives, but it surely need not be so.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Wycliffe translates the Vulgate: “And it as a modir onourid schal meete hym, and as a womman fro virgynyte schal take him.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
But it was necessary to take Silan, which the rebels hastened to strengthen, closely followed up by the Spaniards.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Five of the number had studied with Liszt before, and the young men are artists already before the public.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Before daybreak we had ridden five and twenty miles, but had been compelled to abandon two more guns.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
And this summer it seemed to her that she never would be able to take proper care of her nestful of children.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
These Rules (leaving out the Tenor) serves for five bells; and leaving out the fifth and Tenor, they serve for four bells.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
At length only four or five flames remained, feebly wavering in their pools of melted wax.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
After about the forty-fifth year it becomes gradually less; after seventy-five years it is about one-half the amount given.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TAKE FIVE

  • break it up
  • call time
  • catch one's breath
  • cease
  • come to standstill
  • deliberate
  • desist
  • discontinue
  • drop
  • halt
  • hesitate
  • hold back
  • interrupt
  • put on hold
  • reflect
  • rest
  • shake
  • sideline
  • stop briefly
  • suspend
  • take a break
  • take a breather
  • take five
  • take ten
  • think twice
  • waver
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.