respite

  1. a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
  2. a pause from doing something (as work)
  3. an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
  4. a pause for relaxation
  5. the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment

Respite

A brief period of rest or a short break that allows a carer to have a break from caring.

Respite

A short break or time away.
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respite

[n] - a pause for relaxation 2. [n] - a pause from doing something (as work) 3. [v] - grant a respite to
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Respite

Respite care is temporary relief. It can be provided for an older person or for an older person`s carer
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Respite

Res'pite noun [ Old French respit , French r├ępit , from Latin respectus respect, regard, delay, in Late Latin , the deferring of a day. See Respect .] 1. A putting off of that which was appointed; a postponement or delay. « I crave but four day's respite
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Respite

Res'pite transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Respited ; present participle & verbal noun Respiting .] [ Old French respiter , Late Latin respectare . See Respite , noun ] To give or...
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respite

recess noun a pause from doing something (as work); `we took a 10-minute break`; `he took time out to recuperate`
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Respite

• (n.) To give or grant a respite to. • (n.) A putting off of that which was appointed; a postponement or delay. • (n.) Temporary intermission of labor, or of any process or operation; interval of rest; pause; delay. • (n.) The delay of appearance at court granted to a jury beyond the proper term. • (n.) To relieve by a pau...
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Respite

[law] A respite is a delay in the imposition of sentence but in no way modifies a sentence or addresses questions of due process, guilt or innocence. ==United States== The pardon power of the United States Constitution has been broadly interpreted to include a variety of specific powers. Among those powers are: pardons, conditional pardons,...
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Respite

An act by which a debtor who is unable to satisfy his debts at the moment, transacts (i. e. compromises) with his creditors, and obtains from them time or delay for the payment of the sums which he owes to them.The respite is either voluntary or forced; it is voluntary when all the creditors consent to the proposal, which the debtor makes to pay in...
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respite

a pause from doing something
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