Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb alleviate

2 senses of alleviate

Sense 1
relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuage -- (provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches")
       => better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate -- (to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes")

Sense 2
facilitate, ease, alleviate -- (make easier; "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge")
       => help, assist, aid -- (give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house")

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser