Definition of hesitates


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • hesitates is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 12 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • hesitates is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 11 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of hesitates

  • interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. pause

  • pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness (verb)

    Examples

    1. Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures

    Synonyms

    1. waffle
    2. waver

See definition of hesitates in Merriam Webster