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Synonyms for reprieverɪˈpriv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reprieve, respite(noun)

    a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort

    Synonyms:
    recess, abatement, rest period, respite, suspension, time out, reprieve, relief, break, hiatus, rest

  2. suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement(noun)

    an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

    Synonyms:
    dangling, foramen, relief, suspension, rest, suspension system, respite, reprieve, recess, interruption, rest period, break, temporary removal, hiatus, pause, abatement, abeyance, time out, intermission, hanging

  3. reprieve(noun)

    a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence)

    Synonyms:
    suspension, respite, hiatus, abatement

  4. reprieve, respite(verb)

    the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment

    Synonyms:
    recess, abatement, rest period, respite, suspension, time out, reprieve, relief, break, hiatus, rest

  5. reprieve, respite(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    respite, reprieve

  6. reprieve(verb)

    relieve temporarily

    Synonyms:
    respite

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. reprieve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    respite, delay the punishment of, give a respite to

  2. reprieve(n.)

    Synonyms:
    respite, suspension of punishment

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

postponement, respite, pardon, suspension


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