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relieve

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  • verbmake less painful; let up on
  • verbhelp; give assistance
  • verbremove blame, responsibility
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Synonyms for relieve

verb make less painful; let up on
  • allay
  • alleviate
  • assuage
  • calm
  • comfort
  • cure
  • diminish
  • ease
  • free
  • mitigate
  • relax
  • soothe
  • subdue
  • abate
  • appease
  • break
  • brighten
  • console
  • decrease
  • divert
  • dull
  • interrupt
  • lighten
  • moderate
  • mollify
  • palliate
  • qualify
  • quiet
  • salve
  • slacken
  • soften
  • solace
  • temper
  • vary
  • take load off one's chest
  • take load off one's mind

Antonyms for relieve

  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • annoy
  • distress
  • excite
  • grow
  • hurt
  • incite
  • increase
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • provoke
  • rouse
  • upset
  • vex
  • worry
  • worsen
  • allow
  • darken
  • depress
  • enlarge
  • stay
  • trouble
  • accuse
  • blame
  • burden
  • condemn
  • discourage
  • harm
  • injure
  • pain

More words related to relieve

absolve

verb. free from responsibility, duty

absolved

verb. free from responsibility, duty

acquit

verb. announce removal of blame

acquitted

verb. announce removal of blame

aid

verb. help, support

aided

verb. help, support
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