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Spanish translation of “relief”

relief

noun /rəˈliːf/
a lessening or stopping of pain , worry , boredom etc
alivio
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
auxilio , socorro
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
relevo
The bus-driver was waiting for his relief (also adjective ) a relief driver .
the act of freeing a town etc from siege
liberación
the relief of Mafeking.
a way of carving etc in which the design is raised above the level of its background
relieve
a carving in relief.
relieve /-v/ verb to lessen or stop ( pain , worry etc)
aliviar
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
relevar , sustituir
You guard the door first, and I’ll relieve you in two hours .
to dismiss (a person ) from his job or position
despedir
He was relieved of his post / duties .
to take (something heavy , difficult etc) from someone
quitar , librar de (un peso , una carga , etc)
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 ).
socorrer , auxiliar
relieved adjective no longer anxious or worried
aliviado
I was relieved to hear you had arrived safely .
(Definition of relief from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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