HyperDic: alleviate

English > 2 senses of the word alleviate:
VERBbodyalleviate, relieve, palliate, assuageprovide physical relief, as from pain
changealleviate, facilitate, easemake easier
alleviate > pronunciation
Soundsahliy'viyey.t
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English > alleviate: 2 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningProvide physical relief, as from pain.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsrelieve, palliate, assuage
Narrowercomfort, easelessen pain or discomfort
sootheCause to feel better
Broaderbetter, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorateTo make better
Spanishaliviar, apaciguar, mitigar, paliar, salvar, suavizar
Catalanalleugerir, alleujar, apaivagar, mitigar, salvar, suavitzar
Adjectivesalleviative, alleviatorymoderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
Nounsalleviant, alleviatorremedy that alleviates pain without curing
alleviationthe act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)
alleviationthe feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
alleviatora therapist who makes suffering more endurable
English > alleviate: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake easier.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsfacilitate, ease
Broaderhelp, assist, aidGive help or assistance
Spanishaflojarse, aflojar, aligerar, aliviar, facilitar, laxar, mitigar
Catalanafluixar-se, afluixar, alleugerir, facilitar, laxar, mitigar

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