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Synonyms for relief
rɪˈlifre·lief

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Wiktionary

  1. reliefnoun

    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. reliefnoun

    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. reliefnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    embossing

  4. reliefnoun

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. relief, alleviation, assuagementnoun

    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, easenoun

    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. reliefnoun

    (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-innoun

    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, ministrationnoun

    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 periodnoun

    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, reliefnoun

    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. reliefnoun

    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, reliefnoun

    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 reliefnoun

    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. reliefnoun

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. reliefnoun

    Synonyms:
    succor, help, assistance, aid, support

  2. reliefnoun

    Synonyms:
    redress, indemnification, remedy

  3. reliefnoun

    Synonyms:
    projection, prominence, RELIEVO

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. reliefnoun

    Synonyms:
    alleviation, mitigation, comfort, ease, succor, palliation, assuagement, help, redress, remedy, relay, reinforcement, prominence, projection

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How to use relief in a sentence?

  1. Emanuele Rigamonti:

    Following the recent relief rally from oversold levels we expect equity markets to remain range-bound ahead of next month's ECB, Fed and BoJ policy meetings, which could prove to be the next big catalyst for 2016.

  2. Rory McIlroy:

    You’re trying to deal with the info that you have at that time, and the info that Patrick had at that time was the ball had n’t bounced and the info that I had at that time was the same, and I went down and on my life, that ball of mine was plugged, it was in its own pitch mark, so I took relief.

  3. Madeleine Swortwood:

    It’s sort of a gray area right now because it is a food product, so you would think that it would fall under the FDA, but it also contains a Schedule II drug, so you think it might fall under the jurisdiction of the DEA, they are marketing this for pain relief as a food product but they contain potentially lethal levels of a Schedule II drug.

  4. Manuel Valls:

    Tonight, no sign of relief, no sign of triumphalism, the danger of the far-right is still around.

  5. Harvey Rickles:

    We felt that it provided a lot of relief. It gave us an opportunity to see her and have contact with her and share our thoughts with her, it was cathartic.

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Translations for relief

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  • راحة, الإغاثةArabic
  • consol, relleuCatalan, Valencian
  • zástup, reliéf, (humanitární) pomoc, úlevaCzech
  • lettelseDanish
  • Hilfe, Erleichterung, Relief, Entlastung, AblösungGerman
  • ανάγλυφο, ανακούφισηGreek
  • reliefoEsperanto
  • 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
  • הֲקָלָהHebrew
  • 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
  • நிவாரணTamil
  • ఉపశమనంTelugu
  • ความโล่งอกThai
  • kabartmaTurkish
  • 浮雕Chinese

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