verb (used with object), al·le·vi·at·ed, al·le·vi·at·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR alleviate
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Origin of alleviate
OTHER WORDS FROM alleviateun·al·le·vi·at·ed, adjectiveun·al·le·vi·at·ed·ly, adverbun·al·le·vi·at·ing, adjectiveun·al·le·vi·at·ing·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for alleviate
Those concerns were apparently alleviated by Saturday morning.Morning Report: Council Prez Race Reviving Some 2018 Tensions|Voice of San Diego|November 25, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Virtual meetings could also help alleviate people’s concerns about seeking support in their own communities, Walks said.What was lost when covid forced addiction support groups online — and what was gained|Allyson Chiu|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
It is also a source of governmental discretion to alleviate those same obligations, sometimes infusing regulation with helpful flexibility but at other times posing real risks to the public.
Unrules are the decisions that regulators make to alleviate regulatory obligations.
One priority, she said, was to alleviate the burden on poor families of the costs of care for children or elderly relatives.Susan Collins Backed Down From a Fight with Private Equity. Now They’re Underwriting Her Reelection.|by Justin Elliott, ProPublica, and Theodoric Meyer, Politico|October 29, 2020|ProPublica
For example, back pain can be alleviated by strong glutes—a result of squatting and deadlifting.Why You Should Train Like an Athlete (Even If You Aren’t One)|DailyBurn|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A danger not alleviated by a Russian decision to supply President Bashar al-Assad with a new advanced air defense system.
“The short-term pressures might have alleviated, but the longer-term pressures are still with us,” she said.Christine Lagarde at Davos: Europe Must ‘Guard Against Relapse in 2013’|Daniel Gross|January 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But only one intervention alleviated all the symptoms at once, and that was the reunion with their mother.
Meanwhile, the judicious establishment of free soup kitchens in the streets alleviated the necessities of the mob.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
These, and the religious sentiments entertained by Maroncelli, with his tried friendship, greatly alleviated my afflictions.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
This very feeling led him to catch with eagerness at every means by which the trial might be shortened or alleviated.
They then brought Sigurd to visit her and learn whether her grief might not be alleviated.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
Thus the bitterness of her descent from the throne would have been alleviated by the expression of general sympathy.The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete|Friedrich Schiller