disaster relief

Definition of disaster relief

  1. :  money to help rebuild an area after a disaster The state is asking for federal disaster relief.

Word by Word Definitions

disasterplay
  1. :  an unfavorable aspect (see aspect 2a) of a planet or star

    :  a sudden calamitous event bringing great damage, loss, or destruction

    :  a sudden or great misfortune or failure

reliefplay
  1. :  a payment made by a male feudal tenant to his lord on succeeding to an inherited estate

    :  removal or lightening of something oppressive, painful, or distressing

    :  welfare

  1. :  providing relief

    :  characterized by surface inequalities

    :  of or used in letterpress


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