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Detailed Synonyms for relief in English

relief:

relief [the ~] noun

  1. the relief
    the relief; the alto-relievo
  2. the relief
    the relief
  3. the relief
    the relief; the breathe more freely
  4. the relief
    the social security; the payment; the welfare; the dole; the relief
  5. the relief
    the assistance; the aid; the helpfulness; the relief; the help
  6. the relief
    the liberation; the rescue; the release; the relief
  7. the relief
    the deduction; the rebate; the allowance; the relief
  8. the relief
    the appeasement; the relief; the soothing; the relaxation; the appeasing; the quieting; the allaying; the calming; the steadying; the pacifying; the calming down
  9. the relief
    the relief; the rescue
  10. the relief
    the support; the assistance; the welfare; the social security; the relief
  11. the relief
    the assistance; the relief; the aid
  12. the relief
    the encouragement; the comfort; the consolation; the relief
  13. the relief
    the social security; the welfare; the social assistance; the benefit; the unemployment benefit; the relief; the dole
  14. the relief
    – the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance) 1
    the relief; the alleviation; the easement; the easing
    – the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance) 1
  15. the relief
    – the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged 1
    the relief
    – the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged 1
    • relief [the ~] noun
      • he asked for troops for the relief of Atlanta1
  16. the relief
    – aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped 1
    the relief
    – aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped 1
    • relief [the ~] noun
      • he has been on relief for many years1
  17. the relief
    – assistance in time of difficulty 1
    the relief; the succour; the succor; the ministration
    – assistance in time of difficulty 1
    • relief [the ~] noun
      • the contributions provided some relief for the victims1
    • succour [the ~] noun, British
    • succor [the ~] noun, American
    • ministration [the ~] noun
  18. the relief
    – sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background 1
    the relief; the rilievo; the embossment; the sculptural relief; the relievo
    – sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background 1
  19. the relief
    – a change for the better 1
    the relief; the moderation; the easing
    – a change for the better 1
  20. the relief
    – the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced 1
    the relief; the alleviation; the assuagement
    – the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced 1
  21. the relief
    – someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult) 1
    the relief; the substitute; the stand-in; the fill-in; the backup; the reliever; the backup man
    – someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult) 1
  22. the relief
    – (law) redress awarded by a court 1
    the relief
    – (law) redress awarded by a court 1
    • relief [the ~] noun
      • was the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?1
  23. the relief
    – the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress) 1
    the relief; the ease
    – the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress) 1
    • relief [the ~] noun
      • he enjoyed his relief from responsibility1
    • ease [the ~] noun
      • getting it off his conscience gave him some ease1
  24. the relief
    – a pause for relaxation 1
    the relief; the rest; the respite; the rest period
    – a pause for relaxation 1

Related Words for "relief":

  • reliefs

Alternate Synonyms for "relief":


Related Definitions for "relief":

  1. the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)1
    • he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain1
  2. the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged1
    • he asked for troops for the relief of Atlanta1
  3. aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped1
    • he has been on relief for many years1
  4. assistance in time of difficulty1
    • the contributions provided some relief for the victims1
  5. sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background1
  6. a change for the better1
  7. the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced1
    • as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief1
  8. someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)1
  9. (law) redress awarded by a court1
    • was the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?1
  10. the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)1
    • he enjoyed his relief from responsibility1
  11. a pause for relaxation1

Related Synonyms for relief



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