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Another word for respite

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Noun
  1. A pause or interval, as from work or duty

      1. One that breathes, especially in a specified manner:
      2. A short rest period:
      3. An activity, such as strenuous exercise, that causes difficult breathing.
      1. A brief cessation of play at the request of a sports team or an official for rest, consultation, or making substitutions.
      2. A short break from work or play.
      3. A corrective measure or punishment for young children in which they are separated from others for a brief period.
      1. A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep:
      2. Sleep or the refreshment resulting from inactivity or sleep:
      3. The repose of death:
      1. A temporary cessation of the customary activities of an engagement, occupation, or pursuit:
      2. A period in the school day during which students are given time to play or relax.
      3. A remote, secret, or secluded place:
      1. An interval between periods of activity, as between the acts of a play.
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
    See also:

    continue

  2. Temporary immunity from penalties

      1. To prevent or suspend the punishment of (someone, especially a convicted criminal).
      2. To prevent or suspend (a punishment).
      3. To bring relief to:
      1. Seemingly effortless beauty or charm of movement, form, or proportion.
      2. A characteristic or quality pleasing for its charm or refinement.
      3. A sense of fitness or propriety.
    See also:

    continue

Another word for respite

Noun
      1. One that breathes, especially in a specified manner:
      2. A short rest period:
      3. An activity, such as strenuous exercise, that causes difficult breathing.
      1. A reduction in pace, force, or intensity; a slowdown.
      2. A temporary stop; a pause.
      1. The act of remitting.
      2. A condition or period in which something is remitted.
      3. A lessening of intensity or degree; abatement.
      1. To bring or come to an end; stop.
      2. Cessation.
      1. To set free from confinement or bondage:
      2. To set free from physical restraint or binding; let go:
      3. To cause or allow to move away or spread from a source or place of confinement:
      1. an adjourning or being adjourned
      2. the time of being adjourned
      1. an interrupting or being interrupted
      2. anything that interrupts
      3. the interval during which something is interrupted; intermission
      1. The interval of time between the end of a sovereign's reign and the accession of a successor.
      2. A period of temporary suspension of the usual functions of government or control.
      3. A gap in continuity.
      1. A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
      1. A temporary cessation or suspension of hostilities by agreement of the opposing sides; an armistice.
      2. A respite from a disagreeable state of affairs.
      3. To end or be ended with a truce.
      1. The act of delivering or the condition of being delivered.
      2. Rescue from bondage or danger.
      3. A publicly expressed opinion or judgment, such as the verdict of a jury.
      1. The quality or condition of being immune:
      2. Inherited, acquired, or induced resistance to infection by a specific pathogen.
      3. Exemption from certain generally applicable requirements of law or from certain liabilities, granted to special groups of people to facilitate the performance of their public functions:
      1. To release, as from confinement, care, or duty:
      2. To let go; empty out:
      3. To pour forth; emit:
      1. The act of forgiving; pardon.
      1. To release (a person) from punishment or disfavor for wrongdoing or a fault:
      2. To allow (an offense or fault) to pass without punishment or disfavor.
      3. To make courteous allowance for; excuse:
      1. The act of exculpating from alleged fault or crime; that which exculpates; excuse.
      1. Judgment, as by a jury or judge, that a defendant is not guilty of a crime as charged.
      2. The state of being found or proved not guilty.
      1. The act or an instance of delaying or putting off.
      2. Officially sanctioned postponement of compulsory military service.
      1. To continue to be in a place or condition:
      2. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
      3. To linger or wait in order to do or experience something:
      1. A suspension of movement or progress, especially a temporary one:
      2. To cause to stop:
      3. To stop; pause:
      1. A gap or interruption in space, time, or continuity; a break:
      2. A slight pause that occurs when two immediately adjacent vowels in consecutive syllables are pronounced, as in reality and naive.
      3. A separation, aperture, fissure, or short passage in an organ or body part.
      1. To cause to sleep or rest; soothe or calm:
      2. To deceive into trustfulness:
      3. To become calm:
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
      1. A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep:
      2. Sleep or the refreshment resulting from inactivity or sleep:
      3. The repose of death:
      1. A temporary cessation of the customary activities of an engagement, occupation, or pursuit:
      2. A period in the school day during which students are given time to play or relax.
      3. A remote, secret, or secluded place:
      1. An interval between periods of activity, as between the acts of a play.
      1. To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up:
      2. To constrict (an opening or orifice):
      3. To obstruct or block passage on (a road, for example).
      1. A space between objects, points, or units, especially when making uniform amounts of separation:
      2. An amount of time between events, especially of uniform duration separating events in a series:
      3. A segment of an athletic workout in which an athlete runs, swims, or does other exercise over a series of predetermined distances at regular time increments with intermittent rests.
      1. To cease or suspend an action temporarily:
      2. To hesitate:
      3. To linger; tarry:
      1. A delay, as a formal delay in a proceeding.
      1. A substitution, exchange, or interchange.
      2. The substitution of one kind of payment for another.
      3. The payment substituted.
      1. An interruption or temporary cessation, as of an activity or of the application of a rule or law.
      2. A temporary prohibition or exclusion, as from attending school or enjoying a privilege, especially as a punishment.
      3. A postponement, as of a judgment, opinion, or decision.
      1. To prevent or suspend the punishment of (someone, especially a convicted criminal).
      2. To prevent or suspend (a punishment).
      3. To bring relief to: