Pronunciation of Relieve
/ɹɪlˈiːv/, /ɹɪlˈiːv/, /ɹ_ɪ_l_ˈiː_v/
Synonyms for relieve:
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
help; give assistance (verb)
make less painful; let up on (verb)
remove blame, responsibility (verb)
take over, make up for.
Usage examples for relieve:
- I exclaimed, when I had read her letter: " I will write instantly and relieve them from the anxiety they must feel." - "Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus", Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley.
- I have known it to relieve violent headache in a very short time. - "Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands", Charles Nordhoff.