Synonyms of respite in English:


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1‘the thought of a brief respite was tempting’

rest, break, breathing space, interval, intermission, interlude, recess, lull, pause, time out, hiatus, halt, stop, stoppage, cessation, discontinuation, standstill
relief, relaxation, repose
informal breather, let-up

2‘granting respite from debts was a means of encouraging men to serve in the army’

postponement, deferment, delay, stay, stay of execution, reprieve, remission, suspension, adjournment, moratorium
North American Law continuance