disaster relief

Definition of disaster relief

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

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

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

  3. : welfare

  1. : providing relief

  2. : characterized by surface inequalities

  3. : of or used in letterpress


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