Relief vs Relieved what difference

what is difference between Relief and Relieved

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈliːf/
  • Rhymes: -iːf

Etymology 1

From Old French relief (assistance), from Old French relever (to relieve), from Latin relevare (to raise up, make light). See also relieve.

Noun

relief (countable and uncountable, plural reliefs)

  1. The removal of stress or discomfort.
  2. The feeling associated with the removal of stress or discomfort.
  3. Release from a post or duty, as when replaced by another.
  4. The person who takes over a shift for another.
  5. Aid or assistance offered in time of need.
  6. (law) Court-ordered compensation, aid, or protection, a redress.
  7. A lowering of a tax through special provisions; tax relief.
  8. A certain fine or composition paid by the heir of a tenant upon the death of the ancestor.
Synonyms
  • (removal of stress and discomfort): ease, alleviation, liss, respite
  • (feeling of removal of stress and discomfort): ease, alleviation, liss
  • (person who takes over a shift): stand-in, substitute, backup, fill-in
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

From Italian rilevare (to raise), from Latin relevare (to raise).

Noun

relief (countable and uncountable, plural reliefs)

  1. A type of sculpture or other artwork in which shapes or figures protrude from a flat background.
  2. The apparent difference in elevation in the surface of a painting or drawing made noticeable by a variation in light or color.
  3. The difference of elevations on a surface.
    the relief on that part of the Earth’s surface
  4. (heraldry) The supposed projection of a charge from the surface of a field, indicated by shading on the sinister and lower sides.
Synonyms
  • (type of artwork): embossing
  • (difference of elevations on a surface): texture, topography
Derived terms
  • relief map
Translations

Adjective

relief (comparative more relief, superlative most relief)

  1. (of a surface) Characterized by surface inequalities.
  2. Of or used in letterpress.

Anagrams

  • Leifer, e-filer, liefer, refile, relfie, relife

French

Etymology

Old French, from relever.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁə.ljɛf/

Noun

relief m (plural reliefs)

  1. projection, relief
  2. (geography, mineralogy) relief, surface elevation
  3. (figuratively) contrast, definition, offset (against something else)
  4. (sculpture) relief

Derived terms

  • bas-relief

Further reading

  • “relief” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Polish

Etymology

From French relief, from Old French relief (assistance), from relever (to relieve), from Latin relevare (to raise up, make light).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛl.jɛf/

Noun

relief m inan

  1. relief

Declension


Romanian

Etymology

From French relief.

Noun

relief n (plural reliefuri)

  1. relief (difference of elevations on the Earth’s surface)

Related terms

  • reliefa
  • reliefare
  • reliefat


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈliːvd/

Adjective

relieved (comparative more relieved, superlative most relieved)

  1. Experiencing or exhibiting relief; freed from stress or discomfort.
    She was extremely relieved when the lesson finished.
    • 2011, Phil McNulty, Euro 2012: Montenegro 2-2 England [1]
      In a single moment Montenegro and their supporters were given fresh impetus and encouragement. Beciraj tested Hart with a low shot before teenager Phil Jones, on his England debut, suffered an anxious moment when Stevan Jovetic went down under his challenge, leaving the youngster clearly relieved to see referee Stark wave away Montenegro’s appeals.

Derived terms

  • relievedly

Translations

Verb

relieved

  1. simple past tense and past participle of relieve

Anagrams

  • relevied

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