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respite

synonym (synonym of respite)

hypernym (respite IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort (noun.state)
    the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress) (noun.state)
     
  • a pause for relaxation (noun.time)
    a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
     
  • a pause from doing something (as work) (noun.act)
    temporary inactivity (noun.act)
     
  • an interruption in the intensity or amount of something (noun.event)
    some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity (noun.event)
     
  • postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution (verb.stative)
    hold back to a later time (verb.stative)
     
  • the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment (noun.act)
    leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF respite relation)

derivation (.... is derived from respite)

  • a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort (noun.state)
    relieve temporarily (verb.social)
     
  • a pause for relaxation (noun.time)
    take a short break from one's activities in order to relax (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    give a rest to (verb.communication)
     
  • a pause from doing something (as work) (noun.act)
    close at the end of a session (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    cease an action temporarily (verb.communication)
     
  • an interruption in the intensity or amount of something (noun.event)
    become less in amount or intensity (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it (verb.change)
     
  • the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment (noun.act)
    postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution (verb.stative)
     

domain category (respite is domain category of ....)

  • (noun.group)
    the collection of rules imposed by authority (noun.group)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category reprieve break recess abatement hiatus suspension pause clemency break interruption ease relief spring break defervescence remission breath breather breathing place adjourn break up break intermit reprieve abate jurisprudence law

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