English noun: reliever
|1.||reliever (person) someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)|
|Samples||The star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes.|
We need extra employees for summer fill-ins.
|Synonyms||backup, backup man, fill-in, relief, stand-in, substitute|
|Broader (hypernym)||compeer, equal, match, peer|
|Narrower (hyponym)||alternate, double, locum, locum tenens, replacement, stunt man, stunt woman, surrogate|
|2.||reliever (person) a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies|
|Samples||A reliever of anxiety.|
An allayer of fears.
|Broader (hypernym)||individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul|
|3.||reliever (person) a pitcher who does not start the game|
|Synonyms||fireman, relief pitcher|
|Broader (hypernym)||hurler, pitcher, twirler|
|Narrower (hyponym)||closer, finisher|