Meaning of “alleviate” - Learner’s Dictionary

alleviate

verb [ T ] us uk /əˈliːvieɪt/

to make problems or suffering less extreme:

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

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