Synonyms and Antonyms for respite

1. respite (n.)

a pause from doing something (as work)

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2. respite (n.)

a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort

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3. respite (n.)

an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

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5. respite (v.)

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

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6. respite (n.)

the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment

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