Definitions of relieve:
  • verb:   take by stealing
    Example: "The thief relieved me of $100"
  • verb:   free from a burden, evil, or distress
  • verb:   provide physical relief, as from pain
    Example: "This pill will relieve your headaches"
  • verb:   alleviate or remove
    Example: "Relieve the pressure and the stress"
  • verb:   free someone temporarily from his or her obligations
  • verb:   grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
  • verb:   grant exemption or release to
  • verb:   provide relief for
  • verb:   relieve oneself of troubling information
  • verb:   save from ruin, destruction, or harm
  • verb:   lessen the intensity of or calm

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