Meaning of “alleviate” - Learner’s Dictionary

alleviate

verb [ T ] uk us /əˈliːvieɪt/

to make problems or suffering less extreme:

She's been given some tablets to alleviate the pain.
alleviation uk us /əˌliːviˈeɪʃən/ noun [ U ]

(Definition of “alleviate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)