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relieve

re·lieve

relieve

 
pronunciation:
rih liv
part of speech: verb
inflections: relieved, relieves, relieving
definition 1: to take away pain, worry, or stress.
Hot tea will relieve your sore throat.She relieved my worries about the exam.
similar words:
comfort, treat
definition 2: to take over the work of someone else.
The night nurse will relieve the day nurse at five o'clock.
similar words:
replace, substitute for
derivations: relievable (adj.), relievedly (adv.), reliever (n.)