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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: respite(0.01908 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to respite.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort [syn: reprieve]
2: a pause from doing something (as work); “we took a 10-minute
break”; “he took time out to recuperate” [syn: recess, break,
3: an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
[syn: suspension, reprieve, hiatus, abatement]
4: a pause for relaxation; “people actually accomplish more
when they take time for short rests” [syn: rest, relief,
5: the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment
v : postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an
execution [syn: reprieve]
English → English (gcide)
Respite \Res"pite\ (r?s"p?t), n. [OF. respit, F. r['e]pit, from
L. respectus respect, regard, delay, in LL., the deferring of
a day. See Respect.]
1. A putting off of that which was appointed; a postponement
I crave but four day's respite. --Shak.
2. Temporary intermission of labor, or of any process or
operation; interval of rest; pause; delay. “Without more
Some pause and respite only I require. --Denham.
(a) Temporary suspension of the execution of a capital
(b) The delay of appearance at court granted to a jury
beyond the proper term.
Syn: Pause; interval; stop; cessation; delay; postponement;
Respite \Res"pite\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Respited; p. pr. & vb.
n. Respiting.] [OF. respiter, LL. respectare. See
To give or grant a respite to. Specifically:
(a) To delay or postpone; to put off.
(b) To keep back from execution; to reprieve.
Forty days longer we do respite you. --Shak.
(c) To relieve by a pause or interval of rest. “To respite
his day labor with repast.” --Milton.