- free from a burden, evil, or distress
- provide physical relief, as from pain;
"This pill will relieve your headaches"
- take by stealing;
"The thief relieved me of $100"
- alleviate or remove;
"relieve the pressure and the stress"
- free someone temporarily from his or her obligations
- lessen the intensity of or calm;
"The news eased my conscience"
"still the fears"
- grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to;
"She exempted me from the exam"
- 1grant exemption or release to;
"Please excuse me from this class"
- provide relief for;
"remedy his illness"
- relieve oneself of troubling information
- save from ruin, destruction, or harm
for skin under and around noses that are irritated by too much blowing, menthol and eucalyptus can relieve pain.
in 1993, he needed back surgery to relieve pain caused from decades of walking.
this means it can be cached by browsers and relieve load on your servers.
the doctors did their best to relieve the patient.
all of our debates and discussions have meaning only when they improve the health of people and relieve their suffering.
this can greatly relieve the pressure of limited time and limited resources.
stretching can help to relieve tension in your lower back, legs and up to the back of your neck.
she longed for something to relieve the tedium of everyday life.
of course, there is no magic that makes writing concurrent applications easy, but the goal is to relieve application writers of the burden of understanding all the subtleties of the memory model.
the druggist suggested a preparation to relieve the ache.
so they certainly have the resource base to relieve the pressure.
these machines would relieve the peasants of their backbreaking labour.
this medicine will relieve your pain.
「treating symptoms is extremely important, but treating the root cause is the best way to relieve symptoms, 」 she says.
then use it throughout the day to relieve back tension.
robots can relieve people of dull and repetitive work.
they are trying to build up funds to relieve the poverty-stricken families.
if the economy falters, that should relieve price pressures too.
at seven o'clock the night nurse came in to relieve her.
let it dry, and it will reduce inflammation and relieve pain.
half of it, they proposed, should go to relieve poverty in britain, with the rest split between foreign development aid and combating climate change.
she watches television to relieve the monotony of everyday life.
for many, the pursuit of more stimulating materials becomes mandatory to relieve the misery of feeling as if some key ingredient of their happiness is missing -- and it is.
peppermint leaves are believed to relieve tiredness and nasal stuffiness.
the fourth training asks us to practice loving speech and deep listening in order to relieve others of suffering.
if you are without friends you may wish to have someone in your life who will relieve the emptiness.
drugs relieve some of the symptoms, reduce the potential for serious complications like pneumonia and cut the length of the illness by around a day.
and you acknowledge that even in places that pose no meaningful threat to the west, a moral obligation to relieve suffering requires that those who can help do so.
while nothing may completely relieve the discomfort, ask your doctor for a list of foods that aggravate heartburn so that you can avoid them.
it now is building a series of satellite cities -- each themed after a european country -- to relieve pressure on the city center.
meditation can relieve stress -- for you and for your pet.
to relieve the symptoms of a cold
massage is used to relax muscles, relieve stress and improve the circulation.