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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: respite (0.01110 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to respite.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: respite beristirahat, jeda
English → English (WordNet) Definition: respite respite 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, time out] 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, rest period] 5: the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment [syn: reprieve] v : postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution [syn: reprieve]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Respite 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 or delay. [1913 Webster] I crave but four day's respite. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Temporary intermission of labor, or of any process or operation; interval of rest; pause; delay. “Without more respite.” --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Some pause and respite only I require. --Denham. [1913 Webster] 3. (Law) (a) Temporary suspension of the execution of a capital offender; reprieve. (b) The delay of appearance at court granted to a jury beyond the proper term. [1913 Webster] Syn: Pause; interval; stop; cessation; delay; postponement; stay; reprieve. [1913 Webster] Respite \Res"pite\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Respited; p. pr. & vb. n. Respiting.] [OF. respiter, LL. respectare. See Respite, n.] To give or grant a respite to. Specifically: (a) To delay or postpone; to put off. (b) To keep back from execution; to reprieve. [1913 Webster] Forty days longer we do respite you. --Shak. [1913 Webster] (c) To relieve by a pause or interval of rest. “To respite his day labor with repast.” --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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