Relieve synonyms

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(Chiefly Austral.) To give a period of rest to
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To allay or relieve (pain, an ache, etc.); assuage
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To give a sense of ease to
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Without charge.
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To make less harsh, strident, or critical:
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To reduce the difficulty or trouble of:
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To cause or allow to move away or spread from a source or place of confinement:
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To kill or assassinate
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To release or remove (that by which one is burdened or confined)
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To replace
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To appease or calm:
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To make (pain, for example) less intense or more bearable:
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To lessen, relieve, or alleviate (pain, grief, etc.)
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To lessen the severity or oppressiveness of:
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To operate or work (against)
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To turn aside.
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(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
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(Cooking) To boil (a liquid) in order to decrease the volume and concentrate the flavors
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To allay the sorrow or grief of (someone).
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To cause to be free of, to lose interest in, or to stop doing something:
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To give help or relief (to); assist
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To work with as a helper or assistant
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To free from guilt or suspicion; for example, when evidence proves that a suspect is innocent of a crime.
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To free of a burden or trouble:
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To release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles.
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To free something from entanglement; to extricate or unknot
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(Obsolete) To set apart; isolate.
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To release from an entanglement or difficulty; disengage.
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(Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
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To alleviate the symptoms of (a disease or disorder).
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To redecorate a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
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To treat (tightly curled hair) with a chemical solution so as to loosen the curls
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To correct or remove (an evil, etc.)
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(Law) To remove (a person or property) from legal custody by force, in violation of the law.
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A prefix that means “underneath or lower” (as in subsoil ), “a subordinate or secondary part of something else” (as in subphylum. ), or “less than completely” (as in subtropical. )
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To give assistance to in time of need or distress; help; aid; relieve
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To rid of objects or obstructions:
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To free from something bothersome or encumbering; relieve.
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To relieve of a burden; free from a hindrance or annoyance
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(Obsolete) Simple past tense and past participle of ride.
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To free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable
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To free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable
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To free from or relieve of a burden or trouble:
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To get away from (a pursuer):
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To approve, encourage, and support (an action or a plan of action); urge and help on.
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(Slang) To steal or rob, especially by shoplifting or pickpocketing.
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To prepare and give out (medicines).
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To serve as justification for:
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To cause to explode.
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To give or grant out of one's resources; afford:
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To free from a specific duty by acting as a substitute
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To give vent to (feelings, secrets, etc.); tell; reveal
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In addition; besides:
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To save (discarded or damaged material) for further use.
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To ease the distress or agitation of; assuage:
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To keep in a safe or healthy condition:
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Synonym Study

  • Allay suggests an effective, although temporary or incomplete, calming or quieting we've allayed their suspicions
  • Mitigate implies a moderating or making milder of that which is likely to cause pain to mitigate a punishment
  • Assuage suggests a softening or pacifying influence in lessening pain or distress, calming anger or passion, etc. her kind words assuaged his resentment
  • Lighten implies a cheering reduction of the weight of oppression or depression nothing can lighten the burden of our grief
  • Alleviate implies temporary relief, suggesting that the source of the misery remains unaffected drugs to alleviate the pain
  • Relieve implies the reduction of misery, discomfort, or tediousness sufficiently to make it bearable they played a game to relieve the monotony of the trip
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