Synonyms for hiatus

Synonyms for (noun) hiatus

Synonyms: foramen, hiatus

Definition: a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

Similar words: opening, gap

Definition: an open or empty space in or between things

Usage: there was a small opening between the trees; the explosion made a gap in the wall

Synonyms: hiatus

Definition: a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript)

Similar words: piece

Definition: an artistic or literary composition

Usage: he wrote an interesting piece on Iran; the children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests

Synonyms: reprieve, respite, hiatus, suspension, abatement

Definition: an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

Similar words: break, interruption

Definition: some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity

Usage: the telephone is an annoying interruption; there was a break in the action when a player was hurt

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