Alleviate (verb)

  1. Make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe.
  2. Relieve (a person or their feelings) of something that causes discomfort or distress.


Late middle english: from latin alleviat- "lightened", from the verb alleviare, from ad- "to" + levis "light".


  1. The medicine alleviates the pain.
  2. The new law alleviates the burden on small businesses.
  3. The therapy alleviates the symptoms of the disease.
  4. The charity alleviates the poverty in the community.
  5. The program alleviates the stress of the students.
Some random words: neoconservative, supplier, lowlander