[n] a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"
[n] an enclosure that is set back or indented
[n] an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
[n] a small concavity
[n] a state of abeyance or suspended business
[v] close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned"
[v] make a recess in; "recess the piece of wood"
[v] put into a recess; "recess lights"
adjourn, break, break up, corner, deferral, inlet, niche, niche, recession, respite, time out