1. an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

Similar word(s): break, disruption, gap

Definition categories: act, delay, holdup

2. some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity

- the telephone is an annoying interruption

Similar word(s): break

Definition categories: event, happening, occurrence, occurrent

3. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

Similar word(s): break, intermission, pause, suspension

Definition categories: time, interval