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A delay, as a formal delay in a proceeding.
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  1. A delay, as a formal delay in a proceeding.
Time spent in a place
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  1. Time spent in a place
  2. Anything used as a support, or prop
  3. A stop, halt, check, or pause
A usually short period of rest or relief.
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  1. A usually short period of rest or relief.
  2. A delay or postponement of a sentence, or one granted to a jury or court for further consideration or deliberation. In all cases, it is temporary. A delay or postponement of a sentence, or one granted to a jury or court for further consideration or deliberation. In all cases, it is temporary.
  3. An interval of temporary relief or rest, as from pain, work, or duty; lull
(Law) The surrender of a right, title, or claim, especially to one against whom the right, title, or claim would be enforced or exercised.
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  1. (Law) The surrender of a right, title, or claim, especially to one against whom the right, title, or claim would be enforced or exercised.
  2. The act or an instance of issuing something for publication, use, or distribution.
  3. That which is released, untied or let go.
To release (a person) from further punishment for a crime
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  1. To release (a person) from further punishment for a crime
  2. To cancel or not exact penalty for (an offense); forgive
  3. To allow (an offense or fault) to pass without punishment or disfavor.
To give up the use or possession of; part with or give up conveniently
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  1. To give up the use or possession of; part with or give up conveniently
  2. To hold back from; withhold or avoid:
  3. To give or grant out of one's resources; afford:
To ease physically; relieve:
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  1. To ease physically; relieve:
  2. (Law) To help; aid
  3. To soothe in distress or sorrow; ease the misery or grief of; bring consolation or hope to
(Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
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  1. (Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
  2. (Archaic) To make little of; belittle.
  3. To become less; decrease:
To calm or placate (a person, for example).
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  1. To calm or placate (a person, for example).
  2. To ease or relieve (pain, for example).
  3. To bring comfort, composure, or relief.
Mercy; clemency.
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  1. Mercy; clemency.
  2. (Theol.) The unmerited love and favor of God toward human beings
  3. An excellence or power granted by God.
(Law) Temporary suspension of the execution of a sentence.
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  1. (Law) Temporary suspension of the execution of a sentence.
  2. A usually short period of rest or relief.
  3. An interval of temporary relief or rest, as from pain, work, or duty; lull
Find another word for reprieve. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for reprieve, like: postponement, stay, respite, release, pardon, spare, grant a stay of execution, comfort, lessen, soothe and acquittal.