relieve


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Synonyms for relieve

Synonyms for relieve

to make less severe or more bearable

to free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable

to give support or assistance

to free from an obligation or duty

to free from a specific duty by acting as a substitute

Synonyms for relieve

provide physical relief, as from pain

free someone temporarily from his or her obligations

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grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to

lessen the intensity of or calm

save from ruin, destruction, or harm

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relieve oneself of troubling information

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provide relief for

free from a burden, evil, or distress

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take by stealing

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grant exemption or release to

alleviate or remove (pressure or stress) or make less oppressive

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The infused flowers make a delicious tea that is mildly sedative and helps relieve chest congestion and fever.
It reasonably follows that if those of us who were responsible for the cover-ups, regardless of our motivations, would but concede our faults publicly, we would relieve victims of suffering and relieve us of legal claims.
Having that kind of communication with an employer can benefit a worker when it comes to prioritizing tasks, focusing on the most important task and seeing what can be done to relieve their workload.
To relieve mild symptoms of gastroparesis--indigestion, belching, nausea, or vomiting--doctors suggest eating small, frequent meals, avoiding fats, and eating less fiber.
You and your doctor could have intended to relieve your suffering, not shorten your life.
An exercise program can strengthen the muscles in the hip joint and sometimes improve positioning of the hip and relieve pain.
The agencies seek comment on simplified capital frameworks for noncomplex banks and thrift institutions that would conform to the underlying principles of a revised Basel Accord and maintain the principles of prudential supervision, yet would relieve unnecessary regulatory burden.
The mortgagor did not relieve the taxpayer of his guarantee in connection with the quitclaim.
TM] Nasal Wash & Sinus System from Respironics is a portable, easy-to-use device that helps relieve the pain and pressure associated with congested nasal or sinus passages.
This intended "bonanza" for the PCP becomes the object of unmitigated nausea and disgust of those so enriched and even the extra dollar per month does not relieve the symptoms.
Another increasingly common practice in the United States today is to relieve distress with the use of narcotics which have the effect of inhibiting breathing.
Unlike thermal stress relieving, the sub-harmonic process can relieve residual stress in metals previously hardened by heat treatment without affecting hardness.
Each variety contains benzocaine and menthol to relieve sore throat pain and soothe.
Helps relieve plantar fasciitis and common forms of arthritis
Swedish research has shown that if placebos are used to relieve anxiety, they affect the same brain circuitry as when they're effective in relieving pain, lowering activity in the brain's emotional areas.