A receding or hollow place, as in a surface, wall, etc.; niche
The repose of death:
The definition of a reprieve is an escape, either permanently or temporarily, from expected punishment or consequences.
(Anatomy) An opening in an organ.
(Prosody) A rhythm break or caesura
A period of rest or soothing
The period of time for which something is delayed
(--- Sports) The action of throwing a ball or propelling a puck:
Any break in a series or in a continuity; interval
The protection of the body from a disease caused by an infectious agent, such as a bacterium or virus. Immunity may be natural (that is, inherited) or acquired.
(Electricity) Release of stored energy in a capacitor by the flow of current between its terminals.
A halt or stay, as on a trip:
A command to stop
(Ice hockey) A punishment for an infraction of the rules, often in the form of being removed from play for a specified amount of time.
Find another word for respites. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for respites, like: breaks, recesses, rests, reprieves, hiatuses, truces, pauses, lulls, delays, releases and interregna.