Definition of relief | Unscramble relief


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • relief is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 9 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • relief is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 10 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of relief

  • the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced (noun)

    Examples

    1. as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief

    Synonyms

    1. alleviation
    2. assuagement

  • sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. embossment
    2. relievo
    3. rilievo
    4. sculptural relief

  • a change for the better (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. easing
    2. moderation

  • assistance in time of difficulty (noun)

    Examples

    1. the contributions provided some relief for the victims

    Synonyms

    1. ministration
    2. succor
    3. succour

  • the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance) (noun)

    Examples

    1. he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain

    Synonyms

    1. alleviation
    2. easement
    3. easing

  • a pause for relaxation (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. respite
    2. rest
    3. rest period

  • someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. backup
    2. backup man
    3. fill-in
    4. reliever
    5. stand-in
    6. substitute

  • the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress) (noun)

    Examples

    1. he enjoyed his relief from responsibility

    Synonyms

    1. ease

  • aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped (noun)

    Examples

    1. he has been on relief for many years

  • (law) redress awarded by a court (noun)

    Examples

    1. was the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?

  • the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged (noun)

    Examples

    1. he asked for troops for the relief of Atlanta

See definition of relief in Merriam Webster

We have unscrambled the word relief

6 letter words from relief 4 words

  • ferlie
  • liefer
  • refile
  • relief

5 letter words from relief 8 words

  • fiere
  • filer
  • fleer
  • flier
  • lifer
  • refel
  • relie
  • rifle

4 letter words from relief 22 words

  • feel
  • feer
  • fere
  • fier
  • file
  • fire
  • flee
  • flir
  • free
  • leer
  • leir
  • lere
  • lief
  • lier
  • life
  • lire
  • reef
  • reel
  • reif
  • riel
  • rife
  • rile

3 letter words from relief 17 words

  • eel
  • elf
  • ere
  • erf
  • fee
  • fer
  • fie
  • fil
  • fir
  • ire
  • lee
  • lei
  • lie
  • ree
  • ref
  • rei
  • rif

2 letter words from relief 8 words

  • ee
  • ef
  • el
  • er
  • fe
  • if
  • li
  • re