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Synonyms for respite
ˈrɛs pɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reprieve, respite(noun)

    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 out(noun)

    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, abatement(noun)

    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 period(noun)

    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, respite(verb)

    the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment

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

  6. reprieve, respite(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    reprieve

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. respite(n.)

    Synonyms:
    delay, pause

  2. respite(n.)

    Synonyms:
    reprieve, suspension of punishment

  3. respite(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    delay, postpone

  4. respite(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    reprieve, suspend the punishment of

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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How to say respite in sign language?

  1. respite

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