Part of speech:
The definition of a stay is a visit somewhere.
Respite is defined as a break or a rest.
The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
Pardon is defined as to excuse or forgive for a minor offense.
To give or grant out of one's resources; afford:
To postpone punishment of
To soothe in distress or sorrow; ease the misery or grief of; bring consolation or hope to
To ease or relieve (pain, for example).
To stop for a while; linger
To serve as justification for:
To lessen or alleviate something, such as pain or a symptom.
To give in to the wish or judgment of another, as in showing respect; yield with courtesy (to)
Postpone is defined as to put off to or place in a later time.
To suspend is defined as to take away a privilege as punishment, to stop for a period of time or to hang something while still allowing for free movement.
Sanctions such as fine, confinement, or loss of rights to property administered to a person convicted of a crime.
Punish is to impose suffering or penalty, or to treat someone in an harsh manner.
relieve of blame, responsibility
A special virtue, gift, or help given to a person by God
The definition of a suspension is a device or framework that supports weight.
(Anatomy) A separation, aperture, fissure, or short passage in an organ or body part.
(Law) The action of a person that abates, or without proper authority enters a residence after the death of the owner and before the heir takes possession.
Find another word for reprieve. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for reprieve, like: stay, postponement, respite, release, pardon, spare, grant a stay of execution, comfort, lessen, soothe and acquittal.