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
This will reduce deaths and alleviate stress on health care systems.If we don’t vaccinate the world quickly, all our COVID efforts will be a waste|jakemeth|November 12, 2020|Fortune
They say that peeling potatoes and kneading dough lets the mind wander and alleviates stress.
Zeta Smith, a longtime Starbucks executive who is now the CEO of the seniors unit at catering giant Sodexo, likewise noted that technology plays a key role in alleviating loneliness for those living in care facilities.‘Technology is the new toilet paper’ for seniors facing the pandemic|Jeff|November 11, 2020|Fortune
The move is aimed at alleviating strain on hospital staff who are being overwhelmed by the influx of patients.US healthcare on brink as COVID-19 hospitalizations hit all-time high|Beth Mole|November 11, 2020|Ars Technica
It’s hard to say how storage management will look later in the console’s life cycle, but just like the previous generation, the frustration is somewhat alleviated with external hard drive support.PlayStation 5 review: PS5 is a sensory game-changer|Elise Favis|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
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
A 4% inflation rate now would do equal good alleviating the burden of mortgage and student debt.
It does not possess the means of alleviating its own distresses, much less of assisting others to any considerable extent.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II|Francis Augustus Cox
More sagacious and astute, the wary mule seeks a different mode of alleviating his thirst.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin
Fasting and prayer seemed to have an alleviating tendency, yet they did not prevent the evil continuing in a mitigated form.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
Some snow that covered the ground was eagerly devoured, but increased, instead of alleviating, their sufferings.
In short, life was too hard for them; it brought its constant cares without any alleviating pleasures.