Relieve

  • 1 relieve — sustantivo masculino 1. Parte que sobresale en una superficie plana: Hay que lijar bien los relieves de la puerta para que quede lisa. 2. Elevación de la parte que sobresale de una superficie plana: La figura tiene un centímetro de relieve. 3.… …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 2 relieve — re‧lieve [rɪˈliːv] verb [transitive] to make a bad situation less severe: • Its Japanese parent company is expected to inject capital to relieve its crushing $3 billion debt. relieve somebody of something phrasal verb [transitive] 1. to help… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Relieve — Re*lieve (r? l?v ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Relieved} ( l?vd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Relieving}.] [OE. releven, F. relever to raise again, discharge, relieve, fr. L. relevare to lift up, raise, make light, relieve; pref. re re + levare to raise, fr.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 relieve — 1. m. Labor o figura que resalta sobre el plano. 2. Conjunto de formas complejas que accidentan la superficie del globo terráqueo. 3. Importancia o renombre de alguien o algo. 4. Pint. Realce o bulto que aparentan algunas cosas pintadas. 5.… …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 5 relieve — [ri lēv′] vt. relieved, relieving [ME releven < OFr relever < L relevare, to lift up again < re , again + levare, to raise: see LEVER] 1. a) to ease, lighten, or reduce (pain, anxiety, etc.) b) to free (a person) from pain, discomfort,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 relieve — relieve, alleviate, lighten, assuage, mitigate, allay are comparable when they mean to make something tolerable or less grievous. Though they are often used interchangeably, they are clearly distinguishable. Relieve implies a lifting of enough of …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 Relieve — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El término relieve puede referirse a: Relieve terrestre, para las formas que adopta la superficie de la corteza terrestre. Relieve (arte), para la técnica escultórica. Obtenido de Relieve Categoría:… …

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  • 8 relieve — re·lieve vt re·lieved, re·liev·ing: to set free from a duty, burden, or liability cannot be relieved of his negligence the trust cannot relieve the trustees of those very basic duties that the law imposes Hosey v. Burgess, 890 S.W.2d 262 (1995)… …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 relieve — 1. alto relieve. → altorrelieve. 2. bajo relieve. → bajorrelieve …

    Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 10 relieve — [v1] make less painful; let up on abate, allay, alleviate, appease, assuage, break, brighten, calm, comfort, console, cure, decrease, diminish, divert, dull, ease, free, interrupt, lighten, mitigate, moderate, mollify, palliate, qualify, quiet,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 relieve — ► VERB 1) alleviate or remove (pain, distress, or difficulty). 2) (usu. be relieved) cause (someone) to stop feeling distressed or anxious. 3) release (someone) from duty by taking their place. 4) (relieve of) take (a burden or responsibility)… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 relieve — c.1300, from O.Fr. relever to raise, relieve (11c.), from L. relevare to raise, alleviate, from re , intensive prefix, + levare to lift up, lighten, from levis not heavy (see LEVER (Cf. lever)). The notion is to raise (someone) out of trouble.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 relieve — (Del ital. rilievo.) ► sustantivo masculino 1 Figura o cualquier otra cosa que resalta sobre el plano: ■ en las labores de punto de cruz se aprecia el relieve del hilo; la tabla tiene relieve porque no está bien pulida. SINÓNIMO prominencia… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 14 relieve — re|lieve S3 [rıˈli:v] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(pain)¦ 2¦(problem)¦ 3¦(replace somebody)¦ 4 relieve yourself 5¦(boring)¦ 6¦(war)¦ Phrasal verbs  relieve somebody of something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 relieve — s m I. 1 Configuración de una superficie que tiene partes que sobresalen o resaltan: relieve de un terreno, un relieve muy abrupto 2 Parte que resalta o sobresale de una superficie 3 Obra escultórica que se hace sobre una superficie, tallando… …

    Español en México

  • 16 relieve — [[t]rɪli͟ːv[/t]] relieves, relieving, relieved 1) VERB If something relieves an unpleasant feeling or situation, it makes it less unpleasant or causes it to disappear completely. [V n] Drugs can relieve much of the pain... [V n] This should save… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 relieve */*/ — UK [rɪˈliːv] / US [rɪˈlɪv] verb [transitive] Word forms relieve : present tense I/you/we/they relieve he/she/it relieves present participle relieving past tense relieved past participle relieved 1) to make pain or another bad physical feeling… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 relieve — {{#}}{{LM R33597}}{{〓}} {{SynR34427}} {{[}}relieve{{]}} ‹re·lie·ve› {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Lo que sobresale o resalta sobre una superficie. {{<}}2{{>}} Conjunto de accidentes geográficos de la superficie de la Tierra. {{<}}3{{>}}… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 19 relieve — re|lieve [ rı liv ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to make pain or another bad physical feeling less unpleasant: Use a cooling gel to relieve the discomfort of sunburn. Your headaches can easily be relieved by regular aspirin. 2. ) to replace someone… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 relieve — verb (relieved; relieving) Etymology: Middle English releven, from Anglo French relever to raise, relieve, from Latin relevare, from re + levare to raise more at lever Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to free from a burden ; give aid or… …

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