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Synonyms and Antonyms of alleviate

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alleviate

synonym (synonym of alleviate)

  • (noun)
    Etymologically, to alleviate is to lift a burden toward oneself, and so lighten it for the bearer; to relieve is to lift it back from the bearer, near more.. (noun)
     
  • (verb.body)
    provide physical relief, as from pain (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make easier (verb.change)
     

antonym (antonym of alleviate)

hypernym (alleviate IS A KIND OF .... relation)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF alleviate relation)

  • (verb.body)
    cause to feel better (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate (verb.body)
     

derivation (.... is derived from alleviate)

synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation abate lighten reduce assuage palliate relieve aggravate embitter heighten intensify augment enhance ameliorate amend better improve aid assist soothe comfort ease alleviation easement palliation alleviant assuagement relief

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