Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) relief, alleviation, assuagement (the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced) "as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief"
- S: (n) relief, ease (the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)) "he enjoyed his relief from responsibility"; "getting it off his conscience gave him some ease"
- S: (n) relief ((law) redress awarded by a court) "was the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?"
- S: (n) stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in (someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)) "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
- S: (n) relief, succor, succour, ministration (assistance in time of difficulty) "the contributions provided some relief for the victims"
- S: (n) respite, rest, relief, rest period (a pause for relaxation) "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
- S: (n) easing, moderation, relief (a change for the better)
- S: (n) relief (aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped) "he has been on relief for many years"
- S: (n) easing, easement, alleviation, relief (the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)) "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
- S: (n) relief, relievo, rilievo, embossment, sculptural relief (sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background)
- S: (n) relief (the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged) "he asked for troops for the relief of Atlanta"