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We found 46 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word recess:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. recess: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. recess, recess: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. recess: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. recess: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. recess: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. recess, recess: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Recess, recess: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. recess: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. recess: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. recess: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. recess: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. recess: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. recess: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. recess: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. recess: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. recess: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Recess (Holy Roman Empire), Recess (School), Recess (TV series), Recess (album), Recess (break), Recess (motion), Recess (song), Recess: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Recess: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. recess: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. recess: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. recess: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. recess: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Recess (school): American-Britih Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Recess: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. recess: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. recess: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. recess: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. recess: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. recess: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. recess: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  2. recess: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  3. recess: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  4. Recess: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  5. Recess: GLOSSARY OF LEGISLATIVE TERMS [home, info]
  6. recess: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. recess: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. recess: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Recess: Gray's Anatomy (1918) [home, info]
  3. recess: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Recess: Arms and Armour [home, info]
  2. RECESS: Acronym Finder [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Recess: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. recess: NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL [home, info]
  2. Recess: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]

(Note: See recessing for more definitions.)

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Quick definitions from WordNet (recess)

noun:  an enclosure that is set back or indented
noun:  a small concavity
noun:  a pause from doing something (as work)
noun:  an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
noun:  a state of abeyance or suspended business
verb:  make a recess in ("Recess the piece of wood")
verb:  put into a recess ("Recess lights")
verb:  close at the end of a session

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