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English verb: intermit

1. intermit (communication) cease an action temporarily

SamplesWe pause for station identification.
Let's break for lunch.

Synonymsbreak, pause

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)break up, cut off, disrupt, interrupt

Narrower (hyponym)breathe, catch one's breath, rest, take a breather, take five, take ten

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