• Reprieved Definition & Synonyms
- (imp. & p. p.) of Reprieve
• Reprieve Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A temporary suspension of the execution of a sentence, especially of a sentence of death.
- (v. t.) To delay the punishment of; to suspend the execution of sentence on; to give a respite to; to respite; as, to reprieve a criminal for thirty days.
- (n.) Interval of ease or relief; respite.
- (v. t.) To relieve for a time, or temporarily.