New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: relieved · believe · relive · believer · reprieve · retrieve · relief · retriever · relative · reliable
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relieve

1. verb pain, stress, pressure, etc2. verb create diversion from (boredom etc)3. verb remove (sth from sb)4. verb replace (sb)5. verb MIL rescue (from siege etc) 1 verb pain, stress, pressure, etc TRANSITIVEmaolaigh verb  c m uto relieve pressure brú a mhaolúthey gave her morphine to relieve the pain thug siad moirfín di chun an phian a mhaolúwe're trying to relieve traffic congestion táimid ag iarraidh maolú ar an mbrú tráchta 2 verb create diversion from (boredom etc) TRANSITIVEbris verb  c m umaolaigh verb  c m uchildren misbehave to relieve boredom bíonn leanaí dalba leis an leadrán a bhriseadh, bíonn leanaí dána mar mhalairt ar an leadránactivities to relieve the loneliness gníomhaíochtaí chun an t-uaigneas a mhaolú, gníomhaíochtaí chun faoiseamh a fháil ón uaigneasto relieve the tedium of the journey an bóthar a ghiorrú
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3 verb remove (sth from sb) TRANSITIVEbain de PhrV  c m uher son relieved her of all her money bhain a mac a cuid airgid ar fad dihe was relieved of his command baineadh a cheannas dethe department wants to relieve schools of the burden teastaíonn ón roinn an t-ualach a bhaint de scoileanna 4 verb replace (sb) TRANSITIVEto relieve sb uainíocht a dhéanamh ar dhuine, dul in áit duine, áit duine a ghlacadhthe battalion was relieved during the night rinneadh uainíocht ar an gcathlán le linn na hoíche 5 verb MIL rescue (from siege etc) TRANSITIVEfuascail verb  c m u