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Synonyms for relief
rɪˈlif

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term relief.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. relief, alleviation, assuagement(noun)

    the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced

    "as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief"

    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

  2. relief, ease(noun)

    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"

    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, simpleness, stand-in, easing, assuagement, substitute

  3. relief(noun)

    (law) redress awarded by a court

    "was the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?"

    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)

    "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"

    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, 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

    "the contributions provided some relief for the victims"

    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

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

    a pause for relaxation

    "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"

    Synonyms:
    backup man, rest period, stand-in, eternal sleep, repose, balance, respite, relaxation, 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, stand-in, easing, mitigation, substitute

  8. relief(noun)

    aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped

    "he has been on relief for many years"

    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)

    "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"

    Synonyms:
    fill-in, ministration, relievo, 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, stand-in, easing, assuagement, substitute

  11. relief(noun)

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

    "he asked for troops for the relief of Atlanta"

    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.

    I sighed with relief when I found out that my daughter hadn't got lost, but was waiting for me at home.

    Synonyms:
    respite, alleviation, ease

  2. relief(noun)

    the person who takes over a shift for another

    Officer Schmidt can finally go home because his relief has arrived.

    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

    The relief on that part of the earth's 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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. relief

    Synonyms:
    succor, support, release, extrication, alleviation, mitigation, aid, holp, assistance, remedy, redress, exemption, deliverance, refreshment, comfort

    Antonyms:
    oppression, aggravation, intensification, burdensomeness, trouble, exhaustion, weariness, discomfort

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

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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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