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Relief (IPA: /ɹiˈɫif/, /ɹɪˈɫif/)


Relief (n.)

The act of relieving, or the state of being relieved; the removal, or partial removal, of any evil, or of anything oppressive or burdensome, by which some ease is obtained; succor; alleviation; comfort; ease; redress.

Relief (n.)

Release from a post, or from the performance of duty, by the intervention of others, by discharge, or by relay; as, a relief of a sentry.

Relief (n.)

That which removes or lessens evil, pain, discomfort, uneasiness, etc.; that which gives succor, aid, or comfort; also, the person who relieves from performance of duty by taking the place of another; a relay.

Relief (n.)

A fine or composition which the heir of a deceased tenant paid to the lord for the privilege of taking up the estate, which, on strict feudal principles, had lapsed or fallen to the lord on the death of the tenant.

Relief (n.)

The projection of a figure above the ground or plane on which it is formed.

Relief (n.)

The appearance of projection given by shading, shadow, etc., to any figure.

Relief (n.)

The height to which works are raised above the bottom of the ditch.

Relief (n.)

The elevations and surface undulations of a country.

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Settlement in Morgan County, Kentucky, United States

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Unincorporated community in California

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2013 album by Mike Stud

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Feature selection algorithm used in binary classification

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Painting by Bruce Boice

Relief Synonyms

Alleviation, Assuagement

Relief Synonyms

Ease

Relief Synonyms

Moderation, Easing

Relief Synonyms

Alleviation, Easing, Easement

Relief Synonyms

Rilievo, Embossment, Relievo, Sculptural Relief

Relief Synonyms

Rest Period, Rest, Respite

Relief Synonyms

Backup Man, Reliever, Fill-i, Stand-in, Backup, Substitute

Relief Synonyms

Succor, Ministration, Succour

RELIEF (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Relief Transport Services

Spanish Translation

Relief in Spanish is Alivio

Tagalog Translation

Relief in Tagalog is Abuloy

Example Sentence (Quote)

" After being bombarded endlessly by road-safety propaganda it was almost a relief to find myself in an actual accident." - J. G. Ballard

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Americans want relief from uncontrolled immigration. Communities want relief." - Donald Trump

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Did I dream this belief Or did I believe this dream? Now I will find relief I grieve" - Dreams

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Forecasting by bureaucrats tends to be used for anxiety relief rather than for adequate policy making." - Prediction

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing." - Katherine Mansfield


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