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respite 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈrespət/,/riˈspīt/,
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A short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant,
  1. Postpone (a sentence, obligation, etc.)
    • - the execution was only respited a few months
  2. Grant a delay or extension of time to; reprieve from death or execution
    • - some poor criminal … from the gibbet or the wheel, respited for a day
Noun
  1. A short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant
    • - the refugee encampments will provide some respite from the suffering
    • - a brief respite from a dire food shortage
  2. A short delay permitted before an unpleasant obligation is met or a punishment is carried out


  1. reprieve: a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
  2. reprieve: postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
  3. a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"
  4. suspension: an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
  5. a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
  6. reprieve: the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment
  7. 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, commutations of sentence, conditional commutations of sentence, remissions of fines and forfeitures, respites and amnesties.
  8. A brief interval of rest or relief; A reprieve, especially from a sentence of death; To delay or postpone
  9. A home or institution to which a child with attachment disorder can be sent for period of time. When used for a child with RAD, a respite home should be staffed by someone trained in the care of children with that specific disorder. ...
  10. A period of rest or relief provided for the family in the care and supervision of their family member with a disability.
  11. a period of organised care, usually residential in a hospital or hospice, that enables your carer to have a break.
  12. Respite care is temporary relief. It can be provided for an older person or for an older person’s carer
  13. Short-term, intermittent, substitute care provided in the absence of the regular caregiver provided for a person with impairments.
  14. The care of a chronically ill beneficiary intended to give the caregiver a rest.
  15. Respite services specifically provide a short term and time limited break for families and other voluntary care givers of people with disabilities, to assist in supporting and maintaining the primary care giving relationship, while providing a positive experience for the person with a disability.
  16. A rejuvenating break or time away from the constant demands on a person providing caregiver services.
  17. "Respite is a service in which care is provided to children with disabilities to provide temporary relief for families. ...
  18. Services for carers enabling them to ‘take time out’ from the role of direct carer. Respite may occur in the home and outside the home. Services include centre-based respite, recreational respite, cottage-style residential respite and one-on-one respite.
  19. Short-term services provided in the home or facility designed to give the caregiver a break from care responsibilities (also known as short-term scheduled care).  This allows caregivers time to take a vacation, attend to business, c lean house, sleep, or perform other activities. ...
  20. A time of relief from work or suffering.
  21. Services provided to a member on a short-term basis to relieve the member’s family or other primary caregivers from daily stress and care demands.
  22. (noun) a short period of rest or relief
  23. out-of-home care provided by the director for a child's parents, with whom there is a support services agreement.
  24. Provision of caring services to enable a carer to have a short break from caring.
  25. The word Respite means to delay in carrying out a task, punishment, or obligation.