give relief

give relief
index mitigate, mollify, relieve (give aid), soothe

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  • relief — n. easing of pain, of a burden 1) to bring; give relief 2) to express; feel relief 3) to find; receive; seek relief (they found relief in looking at their son s photographs) 4) great, immense; instant; permanent; temporary relief 5) (esp. BE) tax …   Combinatory dictionary

  • relief — re‧lief [rɪˈliːf] noun 1. [uncountable] when a bad situation is reduced or stops for a time: • Any sign of relief from price pressures will be welcome news for the economy. 2. money, food, clothes etc given to people who are poor or hungry: • a… …   Financial and business terms

  • relief — re·lief n: redress, assistance, or protection given by law esp. from a court should state what relief the plaintiff seeks: as a: release from obligation or duty relief from judgment b: an order from a court granting a particular remedy (as return …   Law dictionary

  • Relief Society — Seal Motto Charity never faileth Formation March 17, 1842 Type Non p …   Wikipedia

  • relief — noun 1 removal of anxiety/pain ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, deep, enormous, great, huge, immense, intense, overwhelming, tremendous ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Relief — For other uses, see Relief (disambiguation). A Persian mid relief (mezzo rilievo) from the Qajar era, located at Tangeh Savashi in Iran, which might also be described as two stages of low relief. Relief is a sculptural technique. The term relief… …   Wikipedia

  • relief — relief1 reliefless, adj. /ri leef /, n. 1. alleviation, ease, or deliverance through the removal of pain, distress, oppression, etc. 2. a means or thing that relieves pain, distress, anxiety, etc. 3. money, food, or other help given to those in… …   Universalium

  • Relief valve — The relief valve is a type of valve used to control or limit the pressure in a system or vessel which can build up by a process upset, instrument or equipment failure, or fire. The pressure is relieved by allowing the pressurised fluid to flow… …   Wikipedia

  • Relief of General Douglas MacArthur — General of the Army MacArthur greets President Truman at the Wake Island Conference Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Relief pitcher — A relief pitcher or reliever is a baseball or softball pitcher who enters the game after the starting pitcher is removed due to injury, ineffectiveness, ejection from the game or fatigue. Relievers are further divided informally into closers, set …   Wikipedia

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