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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
holiday (noun)
1.
- holy day
2.
a day on which one is exempt from work , specifically a day marked by a general suspension of work in commemoration of an event
3.
chiefly British - vacation often used in the phrase on holiday often used in plural
4.
a period of exemption or relief - corporations enjoying a tax holiday
holiday (verb)
intransitive verb
to take or spend a holiday especially in travel or at a resort
Holiday (biographical name)
Eleanora 1915–1959 Am. jazz singer - Billie
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
holiday (noun)
a period during which the usual routine of school or work is suspended
SYNONIMS:
break, holiday, hols, leave, recess
RELATED WORDS:
sabbatical; furlough, liberty; breather, relaxation, respite, rest; interim, intermission, interval; feast, holy day, legal holiday; idling, loafing, lounging, slacking
holiday (verb)
to take or spend a vacation
SYNONIMS:
holiday
RELATED WORDS:
escape, get (away), get off; break, recess; ease (up), let up; relax, repose, rest; bum, goldbrick, idle, laze, loaf, lounge, slack (off)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
drudge, endeavor, grub, hump, hustle, labor, moil, peg (away), plod, plow, plug, slave, slog, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, travail, work
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