1. Provide physical relief, as from pain (synset 200063866)
    "This pill will relieve your headaches"
  2. Free someone temporarily from his or her obligations (synset 202417305)
  3. Grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to (synset 202570061)
    "She exempted me from the exam"
  4. Lessen the intensity of or calm (synset 201819152)
    "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"
  5. Save from ruin, destruction, or harm (synset 202556565)
  6. Relieve oneself of troubling information (synset 200938680)
  7. Provide relief for (synset 200082316)
    "remedy his illness"
  8. Free from a burden, evil, or distress (synset 202317976)
  9. Take by stealing (synset 202317862)
    "The thief relieved me of $100"
  10. Grant exemption or release to (synset 200895399)
    "Please excuse me from this class"
  11. Alleviate or remove (pressure or stress) or make less oppressive (synset 200199442)
    "relieve the pressure and the stress"; "lighten the burden of caring for her elderly parents"

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