Alleviate synonym - Alleviate vs. Relieve: When a Synonym Isn't

Another word for ALLEVIATE > Synonyms & Antonyms

Specifically, relieve implies a lifting of enough of a burden to make it tolerable.

The words and alleviate are synonyms, but do differ in nuance.

We acquired alleviate in the 15th century, and for the first few centuries the word could mean either "to cause something to have less weight" or "to make something more tolerable.

A disorder may be alleviated, but not a man.

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    More 1000 Alleviate synonyms. What are another words for Alleviate? Ease, relieve, assuage. Full list of synonyms for Alleviate is here.
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    Another word for alleviate: to lessen (pain or suffering) | Collins English Thesaurus
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