Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To alleviate; relieve.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Stocks surged - extending one of the biggest monthly rallies on record as investors applauded the approval of a plan to alleve Europe's debt crisis.

    Daily Market Wrap: October 27, 2011

  • We're here to offer medicine to alleve (ph) pain, stress, tension.

    A Head Shop Makeover: Some Pilates With Your Pot?

  • My brother Ken, who by the way has cancer, sincerely believes that before the invention of big pharma, there existed nothing that could possibly alleve suffering and/or cure disease.

    F.D.A. Takes Aim at Herbal Cancer ‘Cures’ - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

  • I personally love that when my back is so incredibly sore, I can take a couple of alleve and the soreness is alleviated.

    medication and hurrications

  • If you sent 10 $100 bills to charity to alleve the suffering in Darfur, you have done a good thing.

    Being Poor is Hoping the Toothache Goes Away. « Whatever

  • Even at the peak of its popularity, there were those who sensed - correctly - that the procedure's purpose was not to alleve the suffering of patients, but to relieve the suffering of doctors, nurses, and family members.

    Medpundit

  • And once the organizers were able to alleve her of all of her concerns and tell her that there would be enough adequate security there, she said the show was back on.

    CNN Transcript Jul 6, 2007

  • Now, meeting President Mahmoud Abbas, she said she wanted to focus on the humanitarian situation of the Palestinian people, saying she and the Bush Administration were working very hard to try and alleve the humanitarian crisis ongoing in Gaza.

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2006

  • SSM would greatly alleve the crises of too many singles out there, doing God knows what to drive housing prices up…so when the constitutional amendment on marriage comes to my state, I can count on you to oppose it then, right?

    More Single Women Buying Homes

  • A free, peaceful Zimbabwe has got the capacity to deliver a lot of goods and services which are needed on this continent in order to help alleve suffering.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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