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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Relieving (0.01963 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Relieving.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: relieve aplos, mengaplos, mengurangi
English → English (WordNet) Definition: relieve relieve v 1: provide physical relief, as from pain; “This pill will relieve your headaches” [syn: alleviate, palliate, assuage] 2: free someone temporarily from his or her obligations [syn: take over ] 3: grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; “She exempted me from the exam” [syn: exempt, free] [ant: enforce] 4: lessen the intensity of or calm; “The news eased my conscience”; “still the fears” [syn: still, allay, ease] 5: save from ruin, destruction, or harm [syn: salvage, salve, save] 6: relieve oneself of troubling information [syn: unbosom] 7: alleviate or remove; “relieve the pressure and the stress” 8: provide relief for; “remedy his illness” [syn: remedy] 9: free from a burden, evil, or distress 10: take by stealing; “The thief relieved me of $100” 11: grant exemption or release to; “Please excuse me from this class” [syn: excuse, let off, exempt]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Relieving Relieve \Re*lieve"\ (r?-l?v"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Relieved (-l?vd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Relieving.] [OE. releven, F. relever to raise again, discharge, relieve, fr. L. relevare to lift up, raise, make light, relieve; pref. re- re- + levare to raise, fr. levis light. See Levity, and cf. Relevant, Relief.] 1. To lift up; to raise again, as one who has fallen; to cause to rise. [Obs.] --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to seem to rise; to put in relief; to give prominence or conspicuousness to; to set off by contrast. [1913 Webster] Her tall figure relieved against the blue sky; seemed almost of supernatural height. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 3. To raise up something in; to introduce a contrast or variety into; to remove the monotony or sameness of. [1913 Webster] The poet must . . . sometimes relieve the subject with a moral reflection. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 4. To raise or remove, as anything which depresses, weighs down, or crushes; to render less burdensome or afflicting; to alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; to lessen; as, to relieve pain; to relieve the wants of the poor. [1913 Webster] 5. To free, wholly or partly, from any burden, trial, evil, distress, or the like; to give ease, comfort, or consolation to; to give aid, help, or succor to; to support, strengthen, or deliver; as, to relieve a besieged town. [1913 Webster] Now lend assistance and relieve the poor. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 6. To release from a post, station, or duty; to put another in place of, or to take the place of, in the bearing of any burden, or discharge of any duty. [1913 Webster] Who hath relieved you? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 7. To ease of any imposition, burden, wrong, or oppression, by judicial or legislative interposition, as by the removal of a grievance, by indemnification for losses, or the like; to right. [1913 Webster] Syn: To alleviate; assuage; succor; assist; aid; help; support; substain; ease; mitigate; lighten; diminish; remove; free; remedy; redress; indemnify. [1913 Webster] Relieving \Re*liev"ing\, a. Serving or tending to relieve. [1913 Webster] Relieving arch (Arch.), a discharging arch. See under Discharge, v. t. Relieving tackle. (Naut.) (a) A temporary tackle attached to the tiller of a vessel during gales or an action, in case of accident to the tiller ropes. (b) A strong tackle from a wharf to a careened vessel, to prevent her from going over entirely, and to assist in righting her. --Totten. --Craig. [1913 Webster]


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