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noun as in suspension of activity

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If Huckabee runs, the hurdles he faced the last time out, namely geography and money, would still be there.

Israeli elections means a time out And that brings us to the bottom line.

Normally Democratic Silicon Valley opened up its wallets to the Republicans this time out.

“[Perry] has a huge campus with seven or eight soundstages,” recalled Fincher, in Time Out Hong Kong.

To be sure, Obama has not spent much political capital or much time out on the trail for Abercrombie or Schatz.

Frequent calls for copies of my small book—by this time out of print—testified that this was actually the case.

The chapel has been ruined time out of mind, and is to-day but a motive for a sketch.

Thus, he took time out to warn them of Tarleton's plans and to urge them to delay the British as long as possible.

When they had pitched their tents and supper was started, the girls took time out to admire the scenery of their surroundings.

He was a portly man, wore a three-cocked hat, and an old scarlet cloak, which had served the same purpose time out of mind.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to time-out, such as: breather, letup, lull, break, halt, and interlude.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.