verb (used with object), al·le·vi·at·ed, al·le·vi·at·ing.
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Origin of alleviate
SYNONYMS FOR 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
Words nearby alleviate
Example sentences from the Web for alleviating
To present the GOP as a party committed to alleviating party.Paul Ryan’s Proposed War on Poverty Is Hobbled by Conservative Ideology|Jamelle Bouie|January 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And we believe what we are doing is alleviating our dependence on fossil fuels.A New Project Makes Owning an Ecofriendly Smart House Possible for More Than Just the 1 Percent|Edward Ferguson|August 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Worcester is rich in charitable institutions and revenues for alleviating the distresses of poverty.Worcestershire in the Nineteenth Century|T. C. Turberville
Some snow that covered the ground was eagerly devoured, but increased, instead of alleviating, their sufferings.
Busby, however, with a sick man's reluctance to admit any alleviating circumstance in his case, was not so sure about that.Peccavi|E. W. Hornung
It was unquestionable but the realization of her own loveliness, and her new attire had an alleviating influence upon Maria.By the Light of the Soul|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
He said such men are never public benefactors, that, in truth, they care nothing about alleviating human ills or prolonging life.White Dandy; or, Master and I|Velma Caldwell Melville