Textual thesaurus for "respite"

(noun) recess, time out, break

a pause from doing something (as work)

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

(noun) reprieve

the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment

(noun) reprieve, hiatus, suspension, abatement

an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

(noun) reprieve

a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort

(noun) rest, rest period, relief

a pause for relaxation

people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests

(verb) reprieve

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