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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Alleviate (0.00839 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Alleviate.
English → Indonesian
mempergampang, mengentengkan, meredakan, meringankan
English → English
v 1: provide physical relief, as from pain; “This pill will
relieve your headaches”
2: make easier; “you could facilitate the process by sharing
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Alleviated
pr. & vb. n. Alleviating
.] [LL. alleviare, fr. L. ad +
levis light. See Alegge
1. To lighten or lessen the force or weight of. [Obs.]
Should no others join capable to alleviate the
Those large bladders . . . conduce much to the
alleviating of the body [of flying birds]. --Ray.
2. To lighten or lessen (physical or mental troubles); to
mitigate, or make easier to be endured; as, to alleviate
sorrow, pain, care, etc.; -- opposed to aggravate
The calamity of the want of the sense of hearing is
much alleviated by giving the use of letters. --Bp.
3. To extenuate; to palliate. [R.]
He alleviates his fault by an excuse. --Johnson.
Syn: To lessen; diminish; soften; mitigate; assuage; abate;
relieve; nullify; allay.
Usage: To Alleviate
words have in common the idea of relief from some
painful state; and being all figurative, they differ
in their application, according to the image under
which this idea is presented. Alleviate supposes a
load which is lightened or taken off; as, to alleviate
one's cares. Mitigate supposes something fierce which
is made mild; as, to mitigate one's anguish. Assuage
supposes something violent which is quieted; as, to
assuage one's sorrow. Allay supposes something
previously excited, but now brought down; as, to allay
one's suffering or one's thirst. To alleviate the
distresses of life; to mitigate the fierceness of
passion or the violence of grief; to assuage angry
feeling; to allay wounded sensibility.