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  • as ininterim
  • as incatch one's breath
  • as inkick back
  • as inpause
  • as inrecess
  • as inrelax
  • as inrest

synonyms for take ten

  • meantime
  • breach
  • break
  • breather
  • cutoff
  • downtime
  • gap
  • hiatus
  • interlude
  • interregnum
  • interruption
  • lacuna
  • layoff
  • letup
  • meanwhile
  • pause
  • time
  • time-out
  • breathing spell
  • coffee break

antonyms for take ten

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  • continuation
  • continuity
  • permanence
      • agitate
      • irritate
      • worry
      • energize
      • excite
      • grow
      • increase
      • tense
      • do
      • energize
      • activate
      • carry out
      • move
      • stand
      • walk
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      How to use take ten in a sentence

      In less than ten minutes, the bivouac was broken up, and our little army on the march.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
      I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
      TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
      Ten minutes later, veiled and cloaked, she stepped out alone into the garden.
      HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
      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
      The clock struck ten, and clerks poured in faster than ever, each one in a greater perspiration than his predecessor.
      THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
      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
      Strathland would bundle me out in ten minutes if anything happened to Jack.
      ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
      There is cause for alarm when they bring one hundred and ten ships into these seas without any means of resistance on our part.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
      Ten thousand of the best troops in Mexico entered Texas and were shortly to be followed by ten thousand more.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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      WORDS RELATED TO TAKE TEN

      • breathe
      • ease off
      • mellow out
      • recuperate
      • relax
      • rest
      • sit down
      • slow down
      • stop for a breath
      • take a break
      • take ten
      • wind down
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