Synonyms of recess in English:

recess


See definition of recess

noun

1‘two recesses fitted with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves’

SYNONYMS
alcove, bay, niche, nook, corner, inglenook
hollow, cavity
apse
tokonoma
technical oriel, aumbry, exedra
archaic tabernacle

2recesses‘the deepest recesses of Broadcasting House’

SYNONYMS
innermost parts, innermost reaches, remote places, secret places, dark corners, heart, inner sanctum, interior
depths, bowels
informal innards
rare penetralia

3‘the Commons rises for the Christmas recess on Thursday’

SYNONYMS
adjournment, break, interlude, interval, rest, intermission, respite, temporary closure, temporary cessation of business
time off
British holiday
North American vacation
informal breather, time out

verb

1‘we'll recess for lunch and reconvene at 2 pm’

SYNONYMS
adjourn, suspend proceedings, take a recess, break, stop, take a break
informal knock off, take five, take time out