relieve

Part of speech: verb

To free from pain or trouble.

Part of speech: verb

To alleviate; lessen; soften; lighten.

Part of speech: verb

To bring out into relief from a surface.

Part of speech: verb

( 1) To reenforce. ( 2) To releasc, as a sentinel, by substitution.

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Usage examples "relieve":

  1. No, no; I must relieve you of all that, until- Well now, I'll leave you for to- day. - "The Nether World", George Gissing.
  2. Oh, why didn't something happen to relieve the tension. - "The Boy Scout Fire Fighters", Irving Crump.
  3. It will relieve you. - "Washington Square", Henry James.