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Synonyms for respite
ˈrɛs pɪtrespite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reprieve, respitenoun

    a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort

    Synonyms:
    recess, abatement, rest period, suspension, time out, reprieve, relief, break, hiatus, rest

  2. respite, recess, break, time outnoun

    a pause from doing something (as work)

    "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"

    Synonyms:
    prison-breaking, rest period, deferral, rest, recession, jailbreak, relief, corner, interruption, rift, intermission, severance, niche, falling out, prisonbreak, suspension, recess, breakout, faulting, break of serve, inlet, geological fault, gap, break, good luck, breaking, disruption, reprieve, open frame, gaolbreak, abatement, hiatus, breach, happy chance, fault, pause, shift, fracture, time out, breakage, rupture

  3. suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatementnoun

    an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

    Synonyms:
    dangling, foramen, relief, suspension, rest, suspension system, reprieve, recess, interruption, rest period, break, temporary removal, hiatus, pause, abatement, abeyance, time out, intermission, hanging

  4. respite, rest, relief, rest periodnoun

    a pause for relaxation

    "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"

    Synonyms:
    backup man, rest period, stand-in, eternal sleep, repose, balance, relaxation, relief, ease, suspension, backup, rilievo, rest, succour, time out, assuagement, eternal rest, recess, reprieve, residual, succor, easing, break, alleviation, quietus, easement, reliever, abatement, fill-in, hiatus, substitute, relievo, residue, embossment, residuum, sleep, remainder, ministration, sculptural relief, moderation

  5. reprieve, respiteverb

    the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment

    Synonyms:
    recess, abatement, rest period, suspension, time out, reprieve, relief, break, hiatus, rest

  6. reprieve, respiteverb

    postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution

    Synonyms:
    reprieve

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. respitenoun

    Synonyms:
    delay, pause

  2. respitenoun

    Synonyms:
    reprieve, suspension of punishment

  3. respiteverb

    Synonyms:
    delay, postpone

  4. respiteverb

    Synonyms:
    reprieve, suspend the punishment of

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "respite":

    feeder, succession, truce, occasional, let-up, reprieve, lull, break, relief

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How to use respite in a sentence?

  1. Neil Gallant:

    But if this is what it's like now, we really are concerned that over the next few months we're going to get no respite from these sorts of bushfire conditions.

  2. Millan Mulraine:

    The overall tone of this report was encouraging, pointing to a respite in the ongoing recession engulfing the U.S. industrial sector.

  3. Neil Gallant:

    This early in the season is unprecedented, but if this is what it's like now, we really are concerned that over the next few months we're going to get no respite from these sorts of bushfire conditions.

  4. Lisa Haisha:

    Laughter is a salve. It’s the best medicine around. Poet Pablo Neruda called it “the language of the soul.” I know this to be a universal truth because I’ve seen this play out in every culture around the world. People find respite and release in laughter.

  5. Justin Onuekwusi:

    We have had such a strong bounceback, but markets don't go in a straight line. It is inevitable you will get some kind of respite.


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