NounRelief (plural Reliefs)
- the removal of stress or discomfort
- the feeling associated with the removal of stress or discomfort
- something that relieves
- the person who takes over a shift for another
- Officer Schmidt can finally go home because his relief has arrived.
- aid or assistance offered in time of need
- (law) court-ordered compensation, aid, or protection, a redress
- tax savings.
- a type of artwork in which shapes or figures protrude from a flat background
- the difference made noticeable by a variation in light or color
- (geology) the different elevations of the earth's surface
- (removal of stress and discomfort): ease, alleviation
- (felling of removal of stress and discomfort): ease, alleviation
- (person who takes over a shift): stand-in, substitute, backup, fill-in
- (type of artwork): embossing
- (elevations of the earth's surface): topography
Verbs for Relief
administer—; afford—; derive—from; experience—; extend—; gain—; gasp with—;grant—; hail—; heave a sigh of—; indulge —; mark by—; seek—; speed—; voice—.
Verbs for Relief
apply for—; infringe upon—; promote—; slash—; —allays; —assuages; —cheers; —comforts; —disburdens; —eases; —encourages; —insures; —mitigates; —remedies; —solves; —smooths; —sustains.
Adjectives for Relief
consequent; speedy; hysterical; parochial; intense; joyous; beautiful; inevitable; delighted; complete; permanent; temporary; marked; distinct; regular; pronounced; infinite; immediate; effective; actual; spiritual; pretended; considerable; delicious; partial; decided; mean; instant; scant; sheer; welcome; urgent; national; decorative; reliable.
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- relief (meaning elevation's of earth's surface)