Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “relieve sb of sth”

relieve sb of sth

formal phrasal verb with relieve     /rɪˈliːv/ verb [T]
to take something away from someone: Let me relieve you of your luggage.Replacing and exchanging
(Definition of relieve sb of sth from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “relieve sb of sth” in other dictionaries

Translations of “relieve sb of sth”

Word of the Day

limber up

to do gentle exercises to stretch the muscles in order to prepare the body for more active physical exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More