verb (used without object), paused, paus·ing.
Origin of pause
Examples from the Web for pause
But pause for a second, and look back at what these generations of regulators and lawmakers have created.
After a pause she invited me in with a warm smile, as if I were a neighbor.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had to pause for sheep crossing the road, which is a common occurrence when driving through the Highlands of Scotland.A Whisky Connoisseur Remembers That First Sip of The Macallan||December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was I think [pause]…a quite evolved relationship, and one that made me very happy.All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson|Alex Suskind|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meditating could help you pause and think logically before your next big purchase or investment.
To this, after a pause, Mollie said: She is very charming; Clive finds her very charming.Christmas Roses and Other Stories|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
"She has a strange assortment of alte Schachteln here," he said, after a pause during which his thoughts were rosy.The Benefactress|Elizabeth Beauchamp
"I am not nearly as low-spirited as I was," she said after a pause.The Rebel of the School|Mrs. L. T. Meade
There is a pause at the end of each verse until the chairman starts the company on the next.Three Men on the Bummel|Jerome K. Jerome
There was a pause, a thrilling, intense pause; and then the confusion of voices.The Tidal Wave and Other Stories|Ethel May Dell
British Dictionary definitions for pause
Derived Formspausal, adjectivepauser, nounpausing, noun, adjective
Word Origin for pause
Medicine definitions for pause
Idioms and Phrases with pause
see give pause.