Nouns (12)

time out, break, recess, respite
n. a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"
respite, reprieve
n. the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment
respite, reprieve
n. a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
rest period, relief, rest, respite
n. a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"

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respite
v. postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
respite, reprieve
v. postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution

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Fuzzynyms (43)

festivity, celebration
n. any joyous diversion
time out, break, recess, respite
n. a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"
relaxation method, relaxation
n. a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount
relaxation method, relaxation
n. a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount
leisure
n. freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity; "he lacked the leisure for golf"
stoppage, stop, stay, hitch, halt, check, arrest
n. the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
comfort, ease
n. a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all the material comforts of this world"
holiday, vacation
n. leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure; "we get two weeks of vacation every summer"; "we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico"
furlough
n. a temporary leave of absence from military duty
festival
n. a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration
suspension, interruption, break, intermission, pause
n. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
interlude
n. an intervening period or episode
rest period, relief, rest, respite
n. a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
lull, letup
n. a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished; "there was never a letup in the noise"
reschedule
v. assign a new time and place for an event; "We had to reschedule the doctor's appointment"
lounge
v. sit or recline comfortably; "He was lounging on the sofa"
delay
v. act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered"
stay on, remain, continue, stay
v. continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year"

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