verb (used without object), paused, paus·ing.
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The Minnesota Wild, on pause for the past week, announced Thursday that it will reopen for team activities Friday.NHL adds game-day rapid testing to coronavirus protocols|Samantha Pell|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
The one aspect of this dish that initially gave me pause was the tomatoes, given the time of year.
Yes, I of course refer to the SEO industry and yes, you may take a small pause here to go through the above statement to see if it works.
Though Smith went 5-1 as a starter, the bone bruise that kept him from starting three of the year’s final four games gave everyone pause.Finding the right QB is the first — and most crucial — task for Washington’s new front office|Les Carpenter|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Saint Louis came off a month-plus pause and promptly lost at home to Dayton.NCAA tournament bracketology: Two No. 1 seeds could go to teams outside power conferences|Patrick Stevens|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
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
According to James Madison, there was “a considerable pause.”
We continuously pause to pull them out while Zalwar Khan and his companion smirk at us and chew unbothered.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After a minute's pause, while he stood painfully silent, she resumed in great emotion.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
In fact, his appearance was so formidable that Davy did not pause for a second look, but started off at the top of his speed.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
There was a pause, during which Blanche went through a little mute exhibition of amazement and pleasure.Confidence|Henry James
For who, while tears are falling, will pause to handle the wreaths, and find whether they are genuine?Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
There was a moment's pause, and Doa Inez returned into the saloon, which was now beginning rapidly to fill.
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Derived forms of pausepausal, adjectivepauser, nounpausing, noun, adjective
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see give pause.