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relief

synonym (synonym of relief)

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

  • (law) redress awarded by a court (noun.possession)
    a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury (noun.possession)
     
  • a change for the better (noun.event)
    an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another (noun.event)
     
  • a pause for relaxation (noun.time)
    a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
     
  • aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped (noun.act)
    governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need (noun.act)
     
  • assistance in time of difficulty (noun.act)
    the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose (noun.act)
     
  • sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background (noun.artifact)
    a three-dimensional work of plastic art (noun.artifact)
     
  • someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult) (noun.person)
    a person who is of equal standing with another in a group (noun.person)
     
  • the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged (noun.act)
    the act of liberating someone or something (noun.act)
     
  • the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance) (noun.act)
    the act of decreasing or reducing something (noun.act)
     
  • the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress) (noun.state)
    a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain (noun.state)
     
  • the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced (noun.feeling)
    a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment (noun.feeling)
     

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

  • a change for the better (noun.event)
    something that extricates you from embarrassment (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a welcome relief (noun.event)
     
  • a pause for relaxation (noun.time)
    a short respite (noun.time)
     
  • assistance in time of difficulty (noun.act)
    the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    alleviation of distress; showing great kindness toward the distressed (noun.act)
     
  • sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background (noun.artifact)
    a sculptural relief in which forms extend out from the background to at least half their depth (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the background; no figures are undercut (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a sculptural relief between low relief and high relief (noun.artifact)
     
  • someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult) (noun.person)
    someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who takes the place of another person (noun.person)
     
  • the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance) (noun.act)
    the relaxation or relief of muscle spasms (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the easing of tensions or strained relations (especially between nations) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    easing the severity of a pain or a disease without removing the cause (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of making less strict (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    relieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure) (noun.act)
     
  • the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress) (noun.state)
    a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort (noun.state)
     

derivation (.... is derived from relief)

  • a change for the better (noun.event)
    make easier (verb.change)
     
  • a pause for relaxation (noun.time)
    take a short break from one's activities in order to relax (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    give a rest to (verb.communication)
     
  • assistance in time of difficulty (noun.act)
    help in a difficult situation (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    attend to the wants and needs of others (verb.social)
     
  • sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background (noun.artifact)
    raise in a relief (verb.contact)
     
  • someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult) (noun.person)
    be a substitute (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.social)
    act as a substitute (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    free someone temporarily from his or her obligations (verb.social)
     
  • (adj.all)
    serving or used in place of another (adj.all)
     
  • the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance) (noun.act)
    provide physical relief, as from pain (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    lessen the intensity of or calm (verb.emotion)
     

domain category (relief is domain category of ....)

  • (law) redress awarded by a court (noun.possession)
    the collection of rules imposed by authority (noun.group)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category alleviation assuagement ease backup ministration succor decrease diminution freeing liberation public assistance social welfare spasmolysis detente palliation liberalisation decompressing decompression alleviate assuage comfort ease allay relieve jurisprudence law

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