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Engelsk navneord: relief

1. relief (om fornemmelse) the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAs he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)alleviation, assuagement


Mindre specifikke termercomfort

2. relief (om tilstand) the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe enjoyed his relief from responsibility.
Getting it off his conscience gave him some ease.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ease


Mindre specifikke termercomfort, comfortableness


Mere specifikke termerreprieve, respite

3. relief (om forhold) (law) redress awarded by a court


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWas the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?.


Mindre specifikke termeramends, damages, indemnification, indemnity, redress, restitution


Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

4. relief (om person) someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes.
We need extra employees for summer fill-ins.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)backup, backup man, fill-in, reliever, stand-in, substitute


Mindre specifikke termercompeer, equal, match, peer


Mere specifikke termeralternate, double, locum, locum tenens, replacement, stunt man, stunt woman, surrogate

5. relief (om handling) assistance in time of difficulty


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe contributions provided some relief for the victims.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ministration, succor, succour


Mindre specifikke termeraid, assist, assistance, help


Mere specifikke termercomfort, consolation, mercy, solace

6. relief (om tid) a pause for relaxation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPeople actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)respite, rest, rest period


Mindre specifikke termerbreak, intermission, interruption, pause, suspension


Mere specifikke termerbreath, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time

7. relief (om begivenhed) a change for the better


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)easing, moderation


Mindre specifikke termeralteration, change, modification


Mere specifikke termerbreath of fresh air, disembarrassment

8. relief (om handling) aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe has been on relief for many years.


Mindre specifikke termerpublic assistance, social welfare, welfare

9. relief (om handling) the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)alleviation, easement, easing


Mindre specifikke termerdecrease, diminution, reduction, step-down


Mere specifikke termerdecompressing, decompression, detente, liberalisation, liberalization, palliation, relaxation, spasmolysis

10. relief (om genstand) sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)embossment, relievo, rilievo, sculptural relief


Mindre specifikke termersculpture


Mere specifikke termeralto relievo, alto rilievo, bas relief, basso relievo, basso rilievo, half-relief, high relief, low relief, mezzo-relievo, mezzo-rilievo

11. relief (om handling) the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe asked for troops for the relief of Atlanta.


Mindre specifikke termerfreeing, liberation, release









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