alternate, arrest, be here again, break, break off, call a break, call time, check, circle, cleanse, cleanse away, come again, come and go, come around, come round, come round again, come up again, cut off, cycle, declare a recess, defer, delay, deliver, discharge, fluctuate, free, free from, give release, give respite, hold off, hold over, hold up, interlude, interrupt, interval, intervene, lack regularity, oscillate, pause, postpone, prorogue, pulsate, pulse, purge, purge away, put off, reappear, recess, recur, release, remove, reoccur, repeat, reprieve, return, revolve, roll around, rotate, snap the thread, stay, suspend, take a break, take five, take ten, turn, undulate, vary, wheel, wheel around
be discontinuous, alternate, intermit
, sputter, stop and start, hesitate, discontinue, pause, interrupt, intervene, break, break in upon, break off, interpose, break the thread, snap the thread, disconnect, dissever.
recur in regular order, recur in regular succession, return, revolve, come again, come in its turn, come round, come round again, beat, pulsate, alternate, intermit
cease, discontinue, desist, stay, halt, break off, leave off, hold, stop, pull up, stop short, stick, hang fire, halt, pause, rest, burn out, blow out, melt down, have done with, give over, surcease, shut up shop, give up, hold one's hand, stay one's hand, rest on one's oars repose on one's laurels, come to a stand, come to a standstill, come to a deadlock, come to a full stop, arrive, go out, die away, wear away, wear off, pass away, be at an end, disintegrate, self-destruct, intromit, interrupt, suspend, interpel, intermit
, remit, put an end to, put a stop to, put a period to, derail, turn off, switch off, power down, deactivate, disconnect, bring to a stand, bring to a standstill, stop, cut short, arrest, stem the tide, stem the torrent, pull the check-string, pull the plug on, Int, hold!, stop!, enough!, avast!, have done!, a truce to!, soft!, leave off!, tenez!.