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holiday

noun
chiefly British

Synonyms of holiday

(Entry 1 of 2)

a period during which the usual routine of school or work is suspended
  • the member of parliament met his wife while on holiday in the south of France

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holiday

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of holiday (Entry 2 of 2)

to take or spend a vacation
  • saw kangaroos while holidaying in Australia

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The first known use of holiday was before the 12th century

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holey

holiday

holidayed

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“Holiday.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holiday. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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