relief


relief

noun

Definition of RELIEF

1
a feeling of ease from grief or trouble <my coworkers' kind words gave me some relief from the grief that I was feeling upon the death of my partner>
2
a person or thing that takes the place of another <I can't go home from my nursing shift until my relief shows up to take over>
3
reduction of or freedom from pain <the aspirin gave him some relief from the headache>

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