Definitions of relieve
v. t. - To lift up; to raise again, as one who has fallen; to cause to rise. 2
v. t. - To cause to seem to rise; to put in relief; to give prominence or conspicuousness to; to set off by contrast. 2
v. t. - To raise up something in; to introduce a contrast or variety into; to remove the monotony or sameness of. 2
v. t. - To raise or remove, as anything which depresses, weighs down, or crushes; to render less burdensome or afflicting; to alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; to lessen; as, to relieve pain; to relieve the wants of the poor. 2
v. t. - To free, wholly or partly, from any burden, trial, evil, distress, or the like; to give ease, comfort, or consolation to; to give aid, help, or succor to; to support, strengthen, or deliver; as, to relieve a besieged town. 2
v. t. - To release from a post, station, or duty; to put another in place of, or to take the place of, in the bearing of any burden, or discharge of any duty. 2
v. t. - To ease of any imposition, burden, wrong, or oppression, by judicial or legislative interposition, as by the removal of a grievance, by indemnification for losses, or the like; to right. 2
The word "relieve" uses 7 letters: E E E I L R V.
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eel eelier eerie el elver er ere ervil eve ever evil eviler ire lee leer lei lev levee lever levier li lie lier lieve liever lire live liver livre re ree reel reeve rei reive releve relive rev revel revile riel rile rive vee veer veil veiler vie vier vile viler virl
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