Synonyms of reprieve in English:

reprieve


See definition of reprieve

verb

1‘she was sentenced to death, but was reprieved’

SYNONYMS
grant a stay of execution to, cancel someone's punishment, commute someone's punishment, postpone someone's punishment, remit someone's punishment
pardon, spare, acquit, grant an amnesty to, amnesty
informal let off, let off the hook
archaic respite
ANTONYMS

charge, punish

2‘the accident and emergency unit has also been reprieved’

SYNONYMS
save, rescue, grant a stay of execution to, give a respite to
informal take off the hit list

noun

1‘he was saved by a last-minute reprieve’

SYNONYMS
stay of execution, cancellation of punishment, postponement of punishment, remission, suspension of punishment, respite
pardon, amnesty, acquittal
North American continuance
informal let-off