Spanish translation of “relief”
relief 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
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
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
He was relieved of his post/duties. › to take (something heavy, difficult etc) from someone
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).
quitar, librar de (un peso
, una carga, etc
relieved adjective › no longer anxious or worried
I was relieved to hear you had arrived safely.