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alleviate meaning

EN[əlivieɪt]
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    Definition of alleviate in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGalleviatesPRalleviatingPT, PPalleviatedPREall-SUF-iate
    1. VT To make less severe, as a pain or difficulty.
      1. Alcohol is often a cheap tool to alleviate the stress of a hard day.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • To alleviate the problem of naming genes, reannotation of genes and proteins using a set of common, controlled vocabulary to describe a gene or protein is necessary.
      • Alcohol is often a cheap tool to alleviate the stress of a hard day.
      • a took limited free market-oriented measures to alleviate severe shortages of food, consumer goods, and services to make up for the ending of Soviet subsidies. ‎
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
      • Transitive verbs
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    1. en alleviated
    2. en alleviates
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of alleviate for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "alleviate" is a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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    Definiteness: Level 6
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