Part of speech:
The act of giving comfort.
The person or thing that brings relief
(Clothing) Additional space to allow movement within a garment.
The act by which something is eased.
The act of easing or the condition of being eased.
The condition of being assuaged.
The act of bringing succor
The act or an instance of remitting
The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
(Public safety, emergency medicine) Rescue of a trapped person in vehicle or machinery
The state of being ameliorated; improvement.
The act of assisting or the help given; aid
Financial or other help.
The organized efforts of government agencies that grant aid to the poor, the unemployed, etc.
(Physics) The return or adjustment of a system to equilibrium following displacement or abrupt change.
Something that offers comfort.
A relieved state of mind
The definition of a diversion is an activity, often pleasant, that takes you away from your normal activity, or a detour or alternative course.
The act or an instance of consoling.
A source of comfort or consolation.
(Physiol., Psychol.) Any action or event that reinforces a response
(Uncountable, figuratively) Anything intended to supply energy or nourishment of an entity or idea.
An establishment that cares for unwanted or stray animals and tries to find owners for them.
The definition of clothing is what someone wears to cover their body.
The abrupt change in quality of a voice or instrument at this point
A usually short period of rest or relief.
The definition of a remedy is a way of correcting something or is a treatment given for an illness or medical condition.
The medical care given by a nurse
Something that serves as a remedy or corrective:
Variety is an assortment or the state of having many different things.
(Countable) A transfer between vehicles.
A thing that palliates
Such a substance as recognized or defined by the US Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
An agent, such as an analgesic drug, that relieves pain.
Anodyne is defined as a pain reliever.
A medication that reduces or eliminates pain.
Any of various aromatic resins exuded from several trees and shrubs, especially the balm of Gilead (Commiphora) and related plants in the family Burseraceae.
Act of healing or state of being healed; restoration to health from disease, or to soundness after injury.
The act or process of embossing or the condition of being embossed.
A system of intersecting lines, such as the grid of a map, on which part or all of the globe or another spherical surface is represented as a plane surface.
The raised portions of a sculptural decoration or map
Sculptural relief that is composed of modeled forms that project approximately halfway from the background.
The raised portions of a sculptural decoration or map
A design or figure carved, incised, or engraved into a hard material so that it is below the surface
A decoration or series of decorations forming an ornamental band around a room, mantel, etc.
The outline of such a shape
(Chem.) The structure of a compound, esp. in the spatial relation of atoms in the molecule
Antidote is defined as something that works against an unwanted condition to make it better.
An elevation of the spirits:
An eruption of tonguelike clouds of glowing ionized gas extending from the Sun's chromosphere and sometimes reaching hundreds of thousands of kilometers into space. When viewed against the solar surface instead of along the edges of its disk, prominences appear as dark, sinuous lines known as filaments . Usually associated with sunspot activity, solar prominences can influence Earth's atmosphere by interfering with electromagnetic activity. &diamf3; Active prominences erupt suddenly and usually disappear within minutes or hours. Quiescent prominences form more smoothly and can last for several months.
The definition of a relay is a race, or the act of passing something along from one person or group to another.
Assistance in time of distress; relief.
To make (pain, for example) less intense or more bearable:
The definition of assuage is to fulfill the needs of.
To express in words; declare or utter:
To make smaller or less; reduce or lessen.
The definition of lessen is to diminish or to cause something to be diminished or reduced.
To operate or work (against)
To furnish assistance or aid to:
To relieve (oneself or one's soul, mind, etc.) by revealing or disclosing (something hard to bear, as guilt)
Injury or harm to a person or thing, resulting in a loss in soundness or value
Harm, wrong, or damage
A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
(Slang) An annoyance
(Basketball, Ice Hockey) The act of a player who passes the ball or puck in such a way that a teammate scores
The degree of immediacy of a source of information; degree of reliability:
A share of money, food, or clothing that has been charitably given:
A pamphlet, leaflet, etc. handed out as for publicity or information
Aid, such as money or food, given to homeless and other financially needy people, the aged, or the inhabitants of a disaster-stricken area; relief.
One that replaces, especially a person assigned to a vacant military position.
An increasing or becoming increased
(Gram.) Any word or word group, as a pronoun, the verb to do, etc., used in place of another word or words (Ex.: did for shouted in “she shouted, and he did, too”)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
Moderation is defined as avoiding excess or extremes.
A person who serves as a substitute for a film or television actor or actress as while lights and cameras are being adjusted
Someone who fills in for another.
A backup copy of data, a file, etc.
someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
One that serves as a substitute for another.
A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep:
a pause for relaxation
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