An intermitting or being intermitted; interruption
(Prosody) A rhythm break or caesura
(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.
A temporary suspension of a criminal sentence (usually the death penalty) for a certain period of time, usually for the purpose of examining new information or permitting an appeal to take place. A reprieve cannot prevent the ultimate carrying out of the judgment. See also clemency, commutation, pardon, and executive clemency.
The definition of respite is a delay.
The end of something in space or time; limit, bound, conclusion, or finish
A halt or stay, as on a trip:
The effective period of such an authorization
A command to stop
The period of time for which something is delayed
The definition of a deferment is a postponement or delay of something to a later date.
Something that releases a person from a requirement.
The time of being adjourned
A break or gap.
The time interval between initiating a query, transmission, or process, and receiving or detecting the results, often given as an average value over a large number of events.
The definition of a finish is a desired effect on a surface.
An extension by which something is carried to a further point:
The definition of completion is the act of finishing something in its entirety or the state of being entirely finished.
A warp end.
A duration of time.
An engagement between troops or ships:
Find another word for suspensions. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for suspensions, like: interruptions, breaks, intermissions, pauses, abatements, hiatuses, reprieves, respites, terminations, stoppages and stops.