Die Übersetzung von "relief" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /rəˈliːf/

a lessening or stopping of pain, worry, boredom etc

When you have a headache, an aspirin can bring relief
He gave a sigh of relief
It was a great relief to find nothing had been stolen.

help (eg food) given to people in need of it

(de) secours
famine relief
(also adjective) A relief fund has been set up to send supplies to the refugees.

a person who takes over some job or task from another person, usually after a given period of time

(de) relève
The bus-driver was waiting for his relief
(also adjective) a relief driver.

the act of freeing a town etc from siege

the relief of Mafeking.

a way of carving etc in which the design is raised above the level of its background

a carving in relief.
relieve /-v/ verb

to lessen or stop (pain, worry etc)

The doctor gave him some drugs to relieve the pain
Aid is being sent to relieve the hardship of the refugees.

to take over a job or task from

You guard the door first, and I’ll relieve you in two hours.

to dismiss (a person) from his job or position

relever (de)
He was relieved of his post/duties.

to take (something heavy, difficult etc) from someone

débarrasser de
May I relieve you of that heavy case?
The new gardener relieved the old man of the burden of cutting the grass.

to come to the help of (a town etc which is under siege or attack).

relieved adjective

no longer anxious or worried

I was relieved to hear you had arrived safely.

(Die Übersetzung von "relief" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)