Translation of "alleviate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /əˈliː.vi.eɪt/ us formal

to make something bad such as pain or problems less severe

aliviar, paliar
The drugs did nothing to alleviate her pain/suffering.
alleviation noun [ no plural ] uk /əˌliː.viˈeɪ.ʃən/ us

(Translation of “alleviate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əˈliːvieit/

to make an improvement by lessening (pain etc)

The drugs will alleviate the pain.
alleviation noun

The alleviation of suffering is a central goal of medicine.

(Translation of “alleviate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)