To discontinue, pause, interrupt, break, interpose 228; to break in upon, disconnect 44; to break or snap the thread.

    (Adjectives). Discontinuous, inconsecutive, broken, interrupted, desultory, décousu, disconnected, unconnected, rhapsodical, spasmodic, sporadic, scattered.

    Alternate, every other, intermitting, alternating 138.

    (Phrase). Few and far between.

    (Adverbs). At intervals, by snatches, per saltum, by fits and starts, longo intervallo.

  • Term (Substantives), rank, station, stage, step, rung (of a ladder), degree 26, remove, grade, link, place, point, pas, period, pitch, stand, standing, footing, range.
  • (Verbs). To hold, occupy, find, fall into a place, station.

3°. Collective Order
  • Assemblage (Substantives), collection, dozen, collocation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, round- up, colligation, contesseration, attroupement, association, concourse, conflux, meeting, assembly, congregation, levee, club, reunion, soirée, conversazione, accumulation, cumulation, array, mobilisation.
  • Congress, convocation, convention, comitium, committee, quorum, conclave, synod, caucus, conventicle, posse, posse comitatus, eisteddfod, mass-meeting.

    Miscellany, museum, collectanea, menagerie, Noah's ark, encyclopèdia, portfolio, a dragnet.

    A multitude 102, crowd, throng, rabble, mob, press, crush, cohue, horde, posse, body, tribe, crew, gang, knot, band, party, swarm, shoal, bevy, galaxy, covey, flock, herd, drove, corps, troop, troupe, squad, squadron, phalanx, platoon, company, regiment, battalion, legion, host, army, myrmidons. Store, see 636.

    Clan, brotherhood, fraternity, sisterhood, party 712.

    Volley, shower, storm, cloud, etc.

    Group, cluster, Pleiades, clump, set, batch, pencil, lot, pack, budget, assortment, bunch, parcel, packet, package, bundle, fascicle, fascicule, fasciculus, faggot, wisp, truss, tuft, rosette, shock, rick, fardel, stack, sheaf, stook.

    Accumulation, congeries, heap, hoard, lump, pile, rouleau, tissue, mass, pyramid, bale, drift, snow- ball, acervation, cumulation, glomeration, agglomeration, conglobation, conglomeration, conglomerate, coacervation, aggregation, concentration, congestion, Pelion upon Ossa, spicilegium, omnium gatherum. See Convergence 290.

    Collector, tax-gatherer, whip, whipper-in.

    (Verbs). To assemble, collect, muster, meet, unite, cluster, flock, herd, crowd, throng, associate, congregate, conglomerate, congest, rendezvous, resort, flock together, get together, reassemble.

    To bring, get or gather together, collect, draw together, group, convene, convoke, convocate, collocate, colligate, round up, scrape together, rake up, dredge, bring into a focus, amass, accumulate, heap up, pile, pack, do up, stack, truss, pack together, congest, acervate, agglomerate, garner up, lump together, make a parcel of; to centralise; to mobilise.

    (Phrases). To heap Pelion upon Ossa; to collect in a drag-net.

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