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The act by which something is eased.
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  1. The act by which something is eased.
2002, William H. Pivar, Robert Bruss, California Real Estate Law, page 383:
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  1. 2002, William H. Pivar, Robert Bruss, California Real Estate Law, page 383:
  2. 2010, Marianne M. Jennings, Real Estate Law, page 75:
  3. ​(law) Legal right to use another person's property, generally in order to cross a part of the property, or to gain access to something on the property.
A thing that alleviates
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  1. A thing that alleviates
  2. The act of reducing pain or anything else unpleasant; easement
  3. The act of alleviating; relief or mitigation
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  1. The action of assuaging; appeasement.
  2. An assuaging medicine or application.
  3. The condition of being assuaged.
The act of giving comfort.
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  1. The act of giving comfort.
Release, as from a debt, penalty, or obligation.
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  1. Release, as from a debt, penalty, or obligation.
  2. The period during which the symptoms of a disease abate or subside.
  3. A condition or period in which something is remitted.
A setting free; rescue or release
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  1. A setting free; rescue or release
  2. Act of delivering, the state of being delivered, or something delivered.
  3. The act of delivering or the condition of being delivered.
A device to release a catch, etc., as for starting or stopping a machine
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  1. A device to release a catch, etc., as for starting or stopping a machine
  2. (--- Sports) The action of throwing a ball or propelling a puck:
  3. A document authorizing release, as from an obligation, from prison, etc.
(Public safety, emergency medicine) Rescue of a trapped person in vehicle or machinery
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  1. (Public safety, emergency medicine) Rescue of a trapped person in vehicle or machinery
  2. The act or process of extricating or disentangling; a freeing from perplexities; disentanglement.
The state of being ameliorated; improvement.
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  1. The state of being ameliorated; improvement.
  2. The act or an instance of ameliorating.
  3. The act of making better.
The act of assisting.
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  1. The act of assisting.
  2. Aid; help:
The provision of money or the necessities of life:
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  1. The provision of money or the necessities of life:
  2. The state of being supported:
  3. The act of supporting:
A maintaining or being maintained; upkeep, support, defense, etc.; specif., the work of keeping a building, machinery, etc. in good repair
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  1. A maintaining or being maintained; upkeep, support, defense, etc.; specif., the work of keeping a building, machinery, etc. in good repair
  2. Means of support or livelihood:
  3. Means of support or sustenance; livelihood
The state of being or doing well; condition of health, happiness, and comfort; well-being; prosperity
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  1. The state of being or doing well; condition of health, happiness, and comfort; well-being; prosperity
  2. Health, happiness, and good fortune; well-being:
  3. Financial or other aid provided, especially by the government, to people in need.
The fulfillment or gratification of a desire, need, or appetite:
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  1. The fulfillment or gratification of a desire, need, or appetite:
  2. Assurance beyond doubt or question; complete conviction:
  3. A giving of something in order to release oneself from, or to satisfy, some outstanding obligation, be it legal or moral. Satisfaction requires the giving of one thing for another and should be distinguished from performance, which requires only the promising to give something. Also, payment in full, done to fulfill a contractual obligation or debt. A giving of something in order to release oneself from, or to satisfy, some outstanding obligation, be it legal or moral. Satisfaction requires the giving of one thing for another and should be distinguished from performance, which requires only the promising to give something. Also, payment in full, done to fulfill a contractual obligation or debt.
Recreation or other activity for bringing this about
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  1. Recreation or other activity for bringing this about
  2. A relaxing or being relaxed; loosening, lessening of severity, etc.
  3. A lessening of or rest from work, worry, or effort
The condition of being comfortable or relieved.
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  1. The condition of being comfortable or relieved.
  2. Freedom from difficulty, hardship, or effort:
  3. Freedom from pain, worry, or trouble; comfort
Help; assistance:
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  1. Help; assistance:
  2. A condition of well-being, contentment, and security:
  3. A condition or feeling of pleasurable physical ease or relief from pain or stress:
A document authorizing release, as from an obligation, from prison, etc.
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  1. A document authorizing release, as from an obligation, from prison, etc.
  2. (--- Sports) The action of throwing a ball or propelling a puck:
  3. A device to release a catch, etc., as for starting or stopping a machine
(Archaic) Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.
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  1. (Archaic) Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.
  2. The emotion of being happy; joy.
  3. Fortuitous elegance; unstudied grace; "” used especially of language.
The neurophysiological experience of satisfaction and being at ease in one's situation, body, and/or mind.
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  1. The neurophysiological experience of satisfaction and being at ease in one's situation, body, and/or mind.
  2. A source of satisfaction:
  3. Happiness in one's situation; satisfaction
A jingle, rallying cry, etc. shouted in unison in rooting for a team
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  1. A jingle, rallying cry, etc. shouted in unison in rooting for a team
  2. Lightness of spirits or mood; gaiety or joy:
  3. Comfort or encouragement:
The property of being restful.
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Something that distracts the mind and relaxes or entertains.
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  1. Something that distracts the mind and relaxes or entertains.
  2. A maneuver that draws the attention of an opponent away from a planned point of action, especially as part of military strategy.
  3. A policy or practice permitting a juvenile to be removed from traditional processing in juvenile court and placed in a program involving an alternative disposition, such as treatment or rehabilitation services.
(Physics) The return or adjustment of a system to equilibrium following displacement or abrupt change.
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  1. (Physics) The return or adjustment of a system to equilibrium following displacement or abrupt change.
  2. A relaxing or being relaxed; loosening, lessening of severity, etc.
  3. A lessening of or rest from work, worry, or effort
A person or thing that consoles
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  1. A person or thing that consoles
  2. One that consoles; a comfort:
  3. (Sports) A second, smaller tournament or round of play for participants who have been eliminated before the final of a tournament, often to determine third and fourth place.
Something that eases or relieves; comfort; consolation; relief
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  1. Something that eases or relieves; comfort; consolation; relief
  2. A source of comfort or consolation.
  3. An easing of grief, loneliness, discomfort, etc.
The strengthening of a conditioned response by such means.
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  1. The strengthening of a conditioned response by such means.
  2. Additional personnel or equipment sent to support a military action.
  3. (Uncountable, behavioral psychology) The process whereby a behavior with desirable consequences comes to be repeated.
Plural form of supply
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Material, especially carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, that an organism uses for energy, growth, and maintaining the processes of life. Plants, algae, and some bacteria make their own food through photosynthesis, while animals and most other organisms obtain food by consuming other organisms or organic matter.
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  1. Material, especially carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, that an organism uses for energy, growth, and maintaining the processes of life. Plants, algae, and some bacteria make their own food through photosynthesis, while animals and most other organisms obtain food by consuming other organisms or organic matter.
  2. Something that nourishes or sustains in a way suggestive of physical nourishment:
  3. Nourishment eaten in solid form:
An establishment that cares for unwanted or stray animals and tries to find owners for them.
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  1. An establishment that cares for unwanted or stray animals and tries to find owners for them.
  2. Any of various places for providing food and lodging on a temporary or emergency basis, as one for the homeless or one for stray pets
  3. Something, especially a structure, that provides cover or protection, as from the weather:
A covering.
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  1. A covering.
  2. Wearing apparel; clothes; garments
  3. Clothes considered as a group; wearing apparel.
The condition of being available, in use, or in publication:
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  1. The condition of being available, in use, or in publication:
  2. The act or an instance of issuing something for publication, use, or distribution.
  3. Anything recently released or made available (as for sale).
The opening shot in a game of pocket billiards, in which the cue ball must come into contact with at least one ball in the rack; often, a shot that scatters the racked balls
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  1. The opening shot in a game of pocket billiards, in which the cue ball must come into contact with at least one ball in the rack; often, a shot that scatters the racked balls
  2. An often sudden piece of luck, especially good luck:
  3. A sudden movement; a dash:
A usually short period of rest or relief.
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  1. A usually short period of rest or relief.
  2. A delay or postponement of a sentence, or one granted to a jury or court for further consideration or deliberation. In all cases, it is temporary. A delay or postponement of a sentence, or one granted to a jury or court for further consideration or deliberation. In all cases, it is temporary.
  3. An interval of temporary relief or rest, as from pain, work, or duty; lull
(Law) A means, as court action, by which violation of a right is prevented or compensated for; legal redress
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  1. (Law) A means, as court action, by which violation of a right is prevented or compensated for; legal redress
  2. The way a right is enforced or an injury is redressed—most commonly by imposition of monetary damages. The way a right is enforced or an injury is redressed—most commonly by imposition of monetary damages.
  3. Something, such as a drug or a bandage, that is used to treat a symptom, disease, injury, or other condition.
  1. Breastfeeding
  2. The medical care given by a nurse
  3. The process or profession of caring for patients as a nurse.
(--- Obs.) A drug or other substance used for other purposes, as a poison, love potion, etc.
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  1. (--- Obs.) A drug or other substance used for other purposes, as a poison, love potion, etc.
  2. Something, such as a ritual practice or sacred object, believed to control natural or supernatural powers or serve as a preventive or remedy.
  3. The branch of this science and art that makes use of drugs, diet, etc., as distinguished esp. from surgery and obstetrics
One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.
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  1. One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.
  2. The redecoration of a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
  3. Relief, restitution, or damages.; a way of seeking remedy once the statute of limitations has expired. See also relief, remedy, recovery, and restitution. Relief, restitution, or damages.; a way of seeking remedy once the statute of limitations has expired. See also relief, remedy, recovery, and restitution.
A variety show.
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  1. A variety show.
  2. The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
  3. A number or collection of varied things, especially of a particular group; an assortment:
The act, process, or result of altering or modifying:
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  1. The act, process, or result of altering or modifying:
  2. Absence of monotony; variety
  3. Something different; variety:
A thing that palliates
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  1. A thing that palliates
  2. One that palliates, especially a palliative drug or medicine.
A chemical substance, especially one prescribed by a medical provider, that is used in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of a condition or disease. Drugs are prescribed for a limited amount of time, as for an acute infection, or on a regular basis for chronic disorders, such as hypertension.
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  1. A chemical substance, especially one prescribed by a medical provider, that is used in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of a condition or disease. Drugs are prescribed for a limited amount of time, as for an acute infection, or on a regular basis for chronic disorders, such as hypertension.
  2. A chemical substance such as a narcotic or a hallucinogen that affects the central nervous system and is used recreationally for perceived desirable effects on personality, perception, or behavior. Many recreational drugs are used illicitly and can be addictive.
  3. Such a substance as recognized or defined by the US Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
A medicine that relieves pain; analgesic
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  1. A medicine that relieves pain; analgesic
  2. An agent, such as an analgesic drug, that relieves pain.
Anything that relieves pain or soothes
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  1. Anything that relieves pain or soothes
  2. A medicine, such as aspirin, that relieves pain.
  3. A source of soothing comfort.
A medication that reduces or eliminates pain.
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  1. A medication that reduces or eliminates pain.
  2. Any drug, as aspirin, that is taken to relieve pain
  3. A drug used to eliminate pain; a painkiller. Aspirin and acetaminophen are analgesics.
A hypodermic syringe.
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  1. A hypodermic syringe.
  2. A hypodermic injection.
  3. A hypodermic syringe, needle or injection
Pleasant odor; fragrance
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  1. Pleasant odor; fragrance
  2. Any of several related plants in the mint family, such as the bee balm and the horse balm.
  3. An aromatic gum resin obtained from certain trees and plants (esp. genus Commiphora of the bursera family) and used in the manufacture of perfume, medicine, etc.; balsam
A process for curing meat, fish, tobacco, etc.
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  1. A process for curing meat, fish, tobacco, etc.
  2. The work or position of a curate; curacy
  3. A method or course of treatment used to restore health.
Embossed ornamentation.
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  1. Embossed ornamentation.
  2. The act or process of embossing or the condition of being embossed.
  3. The distance between the nondeformed part of a document surface and a specified point on a printed character in optical character recognition.
A projecting or being projected
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  1. A projecting or being projected
  2. (Mathematics) The image of a geometric figure reproduced on a line, plane, or surface.
  3. The process of projecting an image onto a screen or other surface for viewing.
Sculpture in high relief
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  1. Sculpture in high relief
  2. (Sculpture) A form of classical sculpture in which forms extend from the background by at least half of their depth.
Sculptural relief that is composed of modeled forms that project approximately halfway from the background.
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  1. Sculptural relief that is composed of modeled forms that project approximately halfway from the background.
Alternative spelling of bas relief.
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  1. Alternative spelling of bas relief.
  2. Sculpture in which figures are carved in a flat surface so that they project only a little from the background
  1. Bas-relief
  2. Sculptural relief that projects very little from the background.
The art or process of carving a design in this manner.
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  1. The art or process of carving a design in this manner.
  2. A figure or design carved into or beneath the surface of hard metal or stone.
  3. A method of printing in which lines forming an image are cut into a metal plate and the incised lines then filled with ink: when a sheet of paper is pressed against the surface of the plate a print of the image is formed on the paper
A dense, low-pile surface, as in carpeting, resembling such cloth.
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  1. A dense, low-pile surface, as in carpeting, resembling such cloth.
  2. (Archit.) A horizontal band, often decorated with sculpture, between the architrave and cornice of a building
  3. A decorative horizontal band, as along the upper part of a wall in a room.
An outline, boundary or border, usually of curved shape.
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  1. An outline, boundary or border, usually of curved shape.
  2. The outline of a figure, body, or mass.
  3. The general shape or form of a figure, configuration, etc.
(--- Computers) The way in which a computer system or network is set up or connected.
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  1. (--- Computers) The way in which a computer system or network is set up or connected.
  2. (Chem.) The structure of a compound, esp. in the spatial relation of atoms in the molecule
  3. Form or figure as determined by the arrangement of parts; contour; outline
The act of abetting; instigating; inciting; encouraging. [First attested from 1350 to 1470.]
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  1. The act of abetting; instigating; inciting; encouraging. [First attested from 1350 to 1470.]
The act or result of helping; assistance:
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  1. The act or result of helping; assistance:
  2. A helpful device
  3. Help or assistance; esp., financial help
An instance or act of helping
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  1. An instance or act of helping
  2. (Baseball) The act of a player who throws or deflects a batted ball in such a way that a teammate can make a putout
  3. (Basketball, Ice Hockey) The act of a player who passes the ball or puck in such a way that a teammate scores
The act of assisting.
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  1. The act of assisting.
  2. Aid; help:
Evidence of craft or artistic skill:
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  1. Evidence of craft or artistic skill:
  2. Physical assistance; help:
  3. Assistance; aid; help
Such employees considered as a group. Often used with the.
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  1. Such employees considered as a group. Often used with the.
  2. The act of helping or a thing that helps; aid; assistance
  3. (--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
One that affords assistance or relief:
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  1. One that affords assistance or relief:
  2. A person or thing that succors
  3. Aid; help; relief
Financial or other help.
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  1. Financial or other help.
  2. The provision of money or the necessities of life:
  3. Help or advice offered to those encountering difficulties with a product or service.
  1. The act of alleviating; relief or mitigation
  2. An alleviating or being alleviated
  3. The act of reducing pain or anything else unpleasant; easement
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  1. The action of assuaging; appeasement.
  2. An assuaging medicine or application.
  3. The condition of being assuaged.
Freedom from pain, worry, or agitation:
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  1. Freedom from pain, worry, or agitation:
  2. Freedom from pain, worry, or trouble; comfort
  3. Freedom from difficulty, hardship, or effort:
A subsidy granted to the king for a special purpose
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  1. A subsidy granted to the king for a special purpose
  2. Something that provides help, support, or relief, such as money or supplies:
  3. The act or result of helping; assistance:
A share of money, food, or clothing that has been charitably given:
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  1. A share of money, food, or clothing that has been charitably given:
  2. The distribution by the government of relief payments to the unemployed.
  3. (Informal, Chiefly Brit.) A form of government aid to the unemployed, as in England
A prepared news or publicity release.
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  1. A prepared news or publicity release.
  2. A sheet or sheets of paper containing topical information, distributed to people attending a speech, lecture, or meeting.
  3. A worksheet, leaflet, or pamphlet that is given out (usually by hand) for a certain use.
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.
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  1. 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.
  2. Financial aid given by the government to persons who are poor, unemployed, etc.
Financial or other aid provided, especially by the government, to people in need.
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  1. Financial or other aid provided, especially by the government, to people in need.
  2. The organized efforts of government agencies that grant aid to the poor, the unemployed, etc.
  3. Such aid
The act or process of replacing or of being replaced; substitution.
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  1. The act or process of replacing or of being replaced; substitution.
  2. A member of the armed forces available for assignment to fill a vacancy or complete a quota; reinforcement
  3. A replacing or being replaced
Find another word for relief. In this page you can discover 95 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for relief, like: mitigation, easing, easement, alleviation, assuagement, softening, comforting, remission, deliverance, release and extrication.