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Synonyms for reliefrɪˈlif

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relief, alleviation, assuagement(noun)

    the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced

    Synonyms:
    fill-in, ministration, relievo, easement, moderation, backup, succour, respite, ease, backup man, reliever, alleviation, rest period, rest, succor, sculptural relief, embossment, rilievo, relief, stand-in, easing, assuagement, substitute

  2. relief, ease(noun)

    the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)

    Synonyms:
    fill-in, ministration, relievo, easement, informality, moderation, backup, repose, relaxation, succour, respite, comfort, ease, backup man, reliever, alleviation, rest period, rest, succor, sculptural relief, simplicity, embossment, easiness, rilievo, relief, simpleness, stand-in, easing, assuagement, substitute

  3. relief(noun)

    (law) redress awarded by a court

    Synonyms:
    fill-in, ministration, relievo, easement, moderation, backup, succour, respite, ease, backup man, reliever, alleviation, rest period, rest, succor, sculptural relief, embossment, rilievo, stand-in, easing, assuagement, substitute

  4. stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in(noun)

    someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

    Synonyms:
    backup man, rest period, second-stringer, stand-in, respite, support, accompaniment, ease, backup, rest, succour, allayer, assuagement, relief pitcher, musical accompaniment, rilievo, easing, replacement, reserve, easement, reliever, relief, alleviation, fill-in, succor, comforter, substitute, relievo, moderation, computer backup, ministration, sculptural relief, embossment, championship, backing, patronage, fireman

  5. relief, succor, succour, ministration(noun)

    assistance in time of difficulty

    Synonyms:
    fill-in, ministration, relievo, easement, moderation, backup, succour, respite, ease, backup man, reliever, alleviation, rest period, rest, succor, sculptural relief, embossment, rilievo, relief, stand-in, easing, assuagement, substitute

  6. respite, rest, relief, rest period(noun)

    a pause for relaxation

    Synonyms:
    backup man, rest period, stand-in, eternal sleep, repose, balance, respite, relaxation, relief, ease, suspension, backup, rilievo, rest, succour, time out, assuagement, eternal rest, recess, reprieve, residual, succor, easing, break, alleviation, quietus, easement, reliever, abatement, fill-in, hiatus, substitute, relievo, residue, embossment, residuum, sleep, remainder, ministration, sculptural relief, moderation

  7. easing, moderation, relief(noun)

    a change for the better

    Synonyms:
    fill-in, assuagement, relievo, easement, moderation, backup, ministration, temperance, succour, moderateness, ease, backup man, reliever, alleviation, rest period, rest, succor, sculptural relief, embossment, rilievo, respite, relief, stand-in, easing, mitigation, substitute

  8. relief(noun)

    aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped

    Synonyms:
    fill-in, ministration, relievo, easement, moderation, backup, succour, respite, ease, backup man, reliever, alleviation, rest period, rest, succor, sculptural relief, embossment, rilievo, stand-in, easing, assuagement, substitute

  9. easing, easement, alleviation, relief(noun)

    the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)

    Synonyms:
    fill-in, ministration, relievo, relief, moderation, backup, ease, succour, respite, easement, backup man, reliever, alleviation, rest period, rest, succor, sculptural relief, embossment, rilievo, stand-in, easing, assuagement, substitute

  10. relief, relievo, rilievo, embossment, sculptural relief(noun)

    sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background

    Synonyms:
    fill-in, ministration, relievo, easement, moderation, backup, imprint, succour, respite, ease, backup man, reliever, alleviation, rest period, rest, succor, sculptural relief, embossment, rilievo, relief, stand-in, easing, assuagement, substitute

  11. relief(noun)

    the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged

    Synonyms:
    fill-in, ministration, relievo, easement, moderation, backup, succour, respite, ease, backup man, reliever, alleviation, rest period, rest, succor, sculptural relief, embossment, rilievo, stand-in, easing, assuagement, substitute

Wiktionary

  1. relief(noun)

    the removal of stress or discomfort.

    Synonyms:
    respite, alleviation, ease

  2. relief(noun)

    the person who takes over a shift for another

    Synonyms:
    fill-in, stand-in, backup, substitute

  3. relief(noun)

    a type of artwork in which shapes or figures protrude from a flat background

    Synonyms:
    embossing

  4. relief(noun)

    the difference of elevations on a surface

    Synonyms:
    texture, topography

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. relief

    Synonyms:
    advantage, aid, assistance, benefit, help, succor

    Antonyms:
    bar, barrier, clog, difficulty, encumbrance, hindrance, impediment, obstacle, obstruction

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. relief(n.)

    Synonyms:
    succor, help, assistance, aid, support

  2. relief(n.)

    Synonyms:
    redress, indemnification, remedy

  3. relief(n.)

    Synonyms:
    projection, prominence, RELIEVO


Translations for relief

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • راحة, الإغاثةArabic
  • consol, relleuCatalan, Valencian
  • zástup, reliéf, (humanitární) pomoc, úlevaCzech
  • Hilfe, Erleichterung, Relief, Entlastung, AblösungGerman
  • ανάγλυφο, ανακούφισηGreek
  • desahogo, relieve, relevo, ayuda humanitaria, alivio, asistencia, auxilioSpanish
  • helpotus, reliefi, hyvitys, verohelpotus, syvyysvaikutelma, korvaus, pinnanmuodostus, korkeusero, korkokuva, vapauttaja, kohokuvaFinnish
  • soulagement, relief, allégement, relèveFrench
  • faoiseamh, rilífIrish
  • faochadhScottish Gaelic
  • הקלה, תבליטHebrew
  • राहतHindi
  • relief, domborműHungarian
  • soccorso, sollievo, rilievo, aiuto, assistenza, sopraelevazione, sostituto, bassorilievo, sgravio, cambioItalian
  • 救済, 浮彫的効果, 救援, 安心, 立体画法, 賠償, 減税, 法的救済, 安心感, 起伏, 交代者, 高低, 浮き彫りJapanese
  • ចម្លាក់លៀន, ចម្លាក់ផុសKhmer
  • 제고Korean
  • چارKurdish
  • solacium, auxiliumLatin
  • reljefsLatvian
  • āhua matawhenuaMāori
  • opluchting, reliëfDutch
  • relieffNorwegian
  • ulga, reliefPolish
  • auxílio, relevo, assistência humanitária, alívioPortuguese
  • ajutor umanitar, relief, asistență umanitară, altorelief, ușurare, alinare, basoreliefRomanian
  • облегчение, рельефRussian
  • рељеф, reljefSerbo-Croatian
  • lättnad, lindringSwedish
  • farajaSwahili
  • ఉపశమనంTelugu
  • kabartmaTurkish
  • 浮雕Chinese

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