Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A simplified spelling of relieve.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When the McChrystal flap put him in the position of reliev ing his top general in Afghanistan, he replaced him with an even stronger one: David Petraeus.

    Defining the Afghan Deadline Down

  • If you must reliev yourselves, you may use the sink behind the bar.

    Inconstant Star

  • The other instance was of a profane person living nigh Haslingdon (who was but poor) and took up his time in the trade of smoking and also spent what should reliev his poor family.

    The Social History of Smoking

  • NBA 2K11 will feature The Jordan Challenge which will give basketball fans to reliev and even beat Jordan's greatest moments including when he scored a record 69 points against the

    Jolt

  • Although the experience has undoubtedly combined guild and a newspaper reliev.

    Wii-volution

  • Although the experience has undoubtedly combined guild and a newspaper reliev.

    Wii-volution

  • Although the ebay as a full time business experience has ecologically imported fan and a site reliev.

    Wii-volution

  • Although the ebay as a full time business experience has ecologically imported fan and a site reliev.

    Wii-volution

  • "I am reliev --" said Teyla, but as she stepped forward to greet Elizabeth in the way of the Athosians, Major Lorne drew his P-90 and aimed it at her.

    Wraithbait

  • It's what's at work every time a person steps into a church or a civic center or a reliev agency's tent with an "I'm here to serve" attitude-and does so after logging forty or sixty or eighty hours at their "real" job each week.

    Stepcase Lifehack

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