Is RESPITE a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'respite'


  1. RESPITE, a pause from doing something (as work)
  2. RESPITE, the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment
  3. RESPITE, an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
  4. RESPITE, a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
  5. RESPITE, a pause for relaxation
  6. RESPITE, a short period of time when you are able to stop doing something that is difficult or unpleasant or when something difficult or unpleasant stops or is delayed


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

Synonyms for 'respite'

The word RESPITE is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'respite' in a sentence

  1. The bad weather has continued without respite.

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