Respite synonyms

rĕs'pĭt
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Postponement of a penalty, esp. that of death; also, a warrant ordering this
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A special virtue, gift, or help given to a person by God
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(Video games) an option allowing a player to resume a saved game.
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The act of keeping a person who is listening in doubt and expectation of what is to follow.
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In criminal law, the president’s or governor’s substitution of a less severe punishment for a greater one that was imposed by a court in a criminal action. See also amnesty, pardon, and reprieve.
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A delay, as a formal delay in a proceeding.
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A break, stop, or rest, often for a calculated purpose or effect:
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(Math.) The set containing all numbers between two given numbers: it may include one, both, or neither end point
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A stay or sojourn
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(Countable or uncountable) A break, pause or vacation.
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Mental or emotional calm:
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A physical space that opens up in something or between two things.
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(Nautical) a period without waves or wind.
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A syllable break between two vowels, without an intervening consonant. (Compare diphthong.)
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A stop, esp. a temporary one, as in marching; pause or discontinuance
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The definition of a stay is a visit somewhere.
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A deferring or being deferred; postponement
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The definition of acquittal is the legal act of dismissing charges brought against someone.
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The act of exculpating from alleged fault or crime; that which exculpates; excuse.
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A pardoning or being pardoned; forgiveness
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The action of forgiving.
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An official document certifying such release, especially from military service.
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Exemption from prosecution granted to a witness to compel him or her to give potentially self-incriminating testimony that otherwise could not be compelled because of the constitutional right against self-incrimination.
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Act of delivering, the state of being delivered, or something delivered.
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The definition of a truce is an agreement between opponents or enemies to temporarily stop fighting.
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A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
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A suspension of governmental or administrative functions; period without the usual ruler, governor, etc.
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The interval during which something is interrupted; intermission
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The action of adjourning.
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The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
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Cessation.
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The act or an instance of remitting
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A slackening or lessening, as of effort
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A short break; a rest or respite.
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A penalty imposed for wrongdoing:
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A reason or occasion for condemning.
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The disadvantage, suffering, handicap, etc. imposed upon an offender or one who does not fulfill a contract or obligation, as a fine or forfeit; specif., a forfeit paid for withdrawal before maturity of invested funds
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The act of delaying; postponement:
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Free time when one is not working or attending to other duties.
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A part or thing added to make something reach further or last longer; extension, supplement, sequel, etc.
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The place, especially a chair, used for such a measure or punishment.
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The act of abating, or the state of being abated; a lessening, diminution, or reduction; a moderation; removal or putting an end to; the suppression of. [First attested from 1340 to 1470.]
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Relief is the ease of pain, tension, strain or other discomfort.
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a pause for relaxation
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Find another word for respite. In this page you can discover 45 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for respite, like: reprieve, grace, continue, suspension, commutation, postponement, pause, interval, stop, intermission and recess.