Definitions for "Relieve"
Keywords:  burden, alleviate, lessen, evil, ease
To raise or remove, as anything which depresses, weighs down, or crushes; to render less burdensome or afflicting; to alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; to lessen; as, to relieve pain; to relieve the wants of the poor.
To free, wholly or partly, from any burden, trial, evil, distress, or the like; to give ease, comfort, or consolation to; to give aid, help, or succor to; to support, strengthen, or deliver; as, to relieve a besieged town.
To release from a post, station, or duty; to put another in place of, or to take the place of, in the bearing of any burden, or discharge of any duty.
To cause to seem to rise; to put in relief; to give prominence or conspicuousness to; to set off by contrast.
provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; "She exempted me from the exam"
Keywords:  thief, stealing, take
take by stealing; "The thief relieved me of $100"
To lift up; to raise again, as one who has fallen; to cause to rise.
To raise up something in; to introduce a contrast or variety into; to remove the monotony or sameness of.
Keywords:  ruin, destruction, harm, save
save from ruin, destruction, or harm
relieve oneself of troubling information
free someone temporarily from his or her obligations
Process of reducing dimensions so that one part will fit another.